lesion

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lesion

any structural change in a bodily part resulting from injury or disease

lesion

[′lē·zhən]
(biology)
A structural or functional alteration due to injury or disease.
(cell and molecular biology)
A damaged site in a gene, chromosome, or protein molecule.
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In most animals that had been found dead, gross lesions were consistent with trauma (e.
During necropsy of the 2 goats, no gross lesions were found.
A total of 10,389 male and female goats of 2 breeds (West African Dwarf and Red Sokoto) and 1-2 years of age were slaughtered; 1,387 were inspected for gross lesions of TB.
In addition to a few nonspecific gross lesions, nontuberculous lesions were observed in the liver, spleen, and intestinal organs.
6) Gross lesions of photosensitization dermatitis consist of erythema and edema and can progress to cutaneous necrosis, vesicle formation, ulceration, exudation, and sloughing of necrotic tissues.
Necropsy examination found gross lesions in the lung, including multifocal to coalescing reddish consolidations, consistent with influenza-induced lung lesions in other species.
Eight days after challenge, birds were killed and weighed, and their intestines examined for gross lesions.
Gross lesions included scattered petechia in epicardial fat within the coronary groove (Figure, panel A), a few petechia in mucosa of the ventriculi (gizzards), slight increase in pericardial fluid, and swollen kidneys.
The birds were diagnosed with steatitis on the basis of the gross lesions and histopathology.