injury

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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law
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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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Normal electrocardiography and serum troponin I levels preclude the presence of clinically significant blunt cardiac injury. J Trauma 2003; 54: 45-50.
Understanding traumatic blunt cardiac injury. Ann Card Anaesth 2012; 15:287-295.
An electrocardiogram and cardiac enzyme studies were assessed to exclude blunt cardiac injury (BCI).