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ecchymosis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ecchymosis  \Ec`chy*mo"sis\,  n.;  pl  {Ecchymoses}.  [NL.,  fr  Gr 
  ?,  fr  ?  to  extravasate;  ?  out  of  +  ?  to  pour.]  (Med.) 
  A  livid  or  black  and  blue  spot,  produced  by  the  extravasation 
  or  effusion  of  blood  into  the  areolar  tissue  from  a 
  contusion. 




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