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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Liver gross lesions were observed in all the treated groups which showed significant reduction in lesions in GTE treated groups compared to control and EGCG EGC and ECG treated groups.
Other patterns of gross lesions observed in this study were either focally extensive or multifocal and showed histological alterations similarly to the diffuse atrophy of the left lobe; it is likely that these lesions represent an early stage of atrophy.
Gross lesions: No apparent gross lesions were noticed in any visceral organ of group A (control) birds till the end of study.
Post mortem examination of around 30% of dead animals was conducted with gross lesions documented and morbid samples of lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, heart, intestines and lymph nodes collected in 10% formal saline.
Eight gross lesions were recorded at 30 days of age namely, tracheitis, right thoracic airsaculitis, left thoracic airsaculitis, abdominal airsaculitis, enteritis, splenomegaly, bursal congestion, and enlarged liver.
Look for stool on the skin and deformities or gross lesions around the vagina, perineal body, and anus.
The most characteristic gross lesions identified in this disease were pericarditis and hepatic nodules.
The gross lesions appeared as partially ulcerated nodules raised above the skin surface and fixed to the underlying musculature.
Histologically, granulomatous changes were observed only in the lymph nodes that had gross lesions.