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Trauma   /trˈɔmə/   Listen

(pl. traumas, traumata)
Any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc..  Synonyms: harm, hurt, injury.
An emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects.  Synonym: psychic trauma.

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... action of both injuries and parasites in causing tumors, the possibility that their effects on different individuals may not be the same must be considered. In addition to the trauma or the parasite which may be considered as extrinsic factors, there may be conditions of the body, intrinsic factors, which favor their action in tumor development. The peculiar tissue growth within the uterus called decidua, ...
— Disease and Its Causes • William Thomas Councilman

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