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Ecchymosis

Ec`chy`mo´sis
n.1.(Med.) A livid or black and blue spot, produced by the extravasation or effusion of blood into the areolar tissue from a contusion.
Noun1.ecchymosis - the purple or black-and-blue area resulting from a bruise
2.ecchymosis - the escape of blood from ruptured blood vessels into the surrounding tissue to form a purple or black-and-blue spot on the skin

ECCHYMOSIS, med. jur. Blackness. It is an extravasation of blood by rupture of capillary vessels, and hence it follows contusion; but it may exist, as in cases of scurvy, and other morbid conditions, without the latter. Ryan's Med. Jur. 172.

bruise, contusion
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