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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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Local radiation injury occurs when the skin has contact with a radioactive source, either an object or radioactive rays.
Local radiation injury results from direct contact with a radioactive source: In acute radiation syndrome, the patient's entire body is exposed.
Local radiation injury occurs when the skin has contact with a radioactive object or exposure to radioactive rays.

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