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trau•ma



Pronunciation: (trou'mu, trô'-), [key]
n.,
pl. -mas, -ma•taPronunciation: (-mu-tu). [key]

1. Pathol.
a. a body wound or shock produced by sudden physical injury, as from violence or accident.
b. the condition produced by this; traumatism.
2. Psychiatry.
a. an experience that produces psychological injury or pain.
b. the psychological injury so caused.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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