bruise


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Synonyms for bruise

Synonyms for bruise

to make a bruise or bruises on

Synonyms

Synonyms for bruise

an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration

injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of

Synonyms

Related Words

break up into small pieces for food preparation

damage (plant tissue) by abrasion or pressure

References in periodicals archive ?
Unexplained bruises and injuries to some of the 21 elderly residents and a lack of staff with specialist training were two main areas of concern.
2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Teixeira continues to suffer severe pain as a result of a bone bruise to his tibia (shin bone).
If a bump or bruise becomes very swollen or painful see your GP.
The mother excused a large bruise on the left cheek and scratches by saying the tot had fallen over on to a coffee table.
If you suddenly get a lot of bruises or start to bruise for no reason, see your GP.
However, the likelihood of having a non-inflicted bruise in a child who is not independently mobile has been estimated to be <1%.
This manifests itself on the surface with a bruise (medically termed a contusion) that is normally blue / black / purplish in colour to start and then fades and changes colour as the blood is absorbed and moves away from the area.
Aid Arnica Compress for strained muscles and bad bruises; Arnica Bump and Bruise Relief, perfect for the athlete with sore muscles or the person in need of comfort from the bumps, strains, sprains and bruises of life; Calendula Wound Cleanser, which helps heal minor cuts, scrapes and inflammation safely and naturally with the gentle cleansing, astringent action of calendula; as well as Mercurialis Wound Rescue to heal inflamed, infected or poorly healing wounds with the aid of natural anti-inflammatory mercurialis (dog's mercury).
The least thing she bumps with her hand or arm immediately causes a distinct bruise that lasts for days.
As red blood cells escape into the surrounding tissue, the telltale sign of a bruise appears--a sore purplish mark.
But the most haunting number in the show is the twice-reprised "The Word of Your Body," which contains the plays deepest wisdom about adolescent sexual initiation: "Oh, you're gonna be wounded / Oh, I'm gonna be your wound / Oh, you're gonna be bruised too / Oh, you're gonna be my bruise.
Jesus' body was one big bruise and it is impossible to count the number of lashes on the "Shroud of Turin.
A bruise is simply the extravasation of blood beneath the surface of the skin that results in discoloration.
Boots Alternatives Arnica Bruise Relief (from Boots) This smells very medicinal and didn't rub in easily, leaving the skin feeling sticky.
Roman Cechmanek nearly had to leave Saturday's game after being struck on the leg by a puck, but he practiced Sunday and Murray reported no problems other than a bruise.