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Introduction: Lesion

Description of Lesion

Lesion: A localized area of tissue whose function is impaired due to damage from a disease or injury.

Lesion: An area of abnormal tissue. A lesion may be benign (noncancercous) or malignant (cancerous).
Source: National Institute of Health

Lesion: any visible abnormal structural change in a bodily part.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Lesion: Related Topics

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Hierarchical classifications of Lesion

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WordNet 2.1

  • pathology
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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