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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law

injury

[′in·jə·rē]
(medicine)
A structural or functional stress or trauma that induces a pathologic process.
Damage resulting from the stress.
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All patients in the database with a diagnosis of sjambok injury or crush injury were included in the analysis.
In the present study, we investigated the effects of safranal on nerve function and histological changes following sciatic nerve crush injury.
Our previous studies demonstrating the effectiveness of ES in enhancing recovery from facial nerve crush injury have used daily stimulation beginning the day after injury [5-6].
The certificate also states that he sustained a severe crush injury to the thoracic cavity and lower facial skeleton, but that could have occurred from hitting the water.
We took him to our vet, who X-rayed his front paw and found that he had a couple of broken toes, which in his opinion was a crush injury.
A post mortem showed that he died from a crush injury.
He was treated for a crush injury to his back and a leg at Arrowe Park Hospital and discharged.
An ambulance service spokeswoman said: "On arrival crews found a man who had suffered a severe crush injury to his hand.