Lesion
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Lesion

An abnormal change in the structure of an organ, due to injury or disease.

Lesion

An area of abnormal tissue. A lesion may be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous).

Lesion

Damage or an abnormal structural change to a tissue, organ, or body part because of injury or disease. Examples of a lesion include a wound or an infected or diseased patch of skin.

Lesion
"lesion": any pathological or traumatic discontinuity of tissue, or loss of function of a part; a wound or injuryto the tissues
Lesion

An injury or wound; area of diseased tissue.

Lesion

An area of abnormal tissue. A lesion may be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer).

Lesion
  1. Area of pathologically altered tissue.
  2. Injury or wound.
  3. Infected patch of skin.
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