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injury meaning

EN[ˈɪndʒəɹi]
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WInjury
  • Injury is damage to a biological organism caused by physical means. In 2013 4.8 million people died from injuries up from 4.3 million in 1990.
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  • NounPLinjuries
    1. damage to the body of a human or animal.
      1. The passenger sustained a severe injury in the car accident.
    2. violation of a person, their character, feelings, rights, property, or interests.
      1. Slander is an injury to the character.
    3. (archaic) injustice.
    4. VerbSGinjuriesPRinjuryingPT, PPinjuried
      1. OBS To wrong, to injure.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • But even the return of skipper Steven Gerrard from a six-week injury layoff could not inspire Liverpool
          • This study aims to evaluate the protective role of ulinastatin, an anti-inflammatory agent, against acute kidney injuries in infant piglets model undergoing surgery on HLF cardiopulmonary bypass.
          • We also tested the rats for neurofunction at 28 days and examined the relationships between the imaging findings, neurofunction and the resulting histology from this unique injury model.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • At day 7, CECs appeared at the periphery and scanty cells existed at the midperiphery and center 7 days after injury.
          • Renal accumulation of nitrotyrosylated proteins has been reported in the setting of increased oxidative stress after IR injury.
          • The main inclusion criterion was presence of a HVFD, at least a quadrantanopia, restricted to one half of the visual field, due to acquired postchiasmatic brain injury.

      Meaning of injury for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "injury" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Verbs
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