lesion

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any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part

an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)

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Although DNA damage occurs in only a minuscule percentage of the human genome, damage due to environmental and normal metabolic factors is said to occur at the rate of up to one million molecular lesions daily per cell.
That may lead to a long-lasting mutation, if the cell doesn't quickly repair the molecular lesions.
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