Pronunciation: (trou'mu, trô'-), [key]
—pl. -mas, -ma•taPronunciation: (-mu-tu). [key]
a. a body wound or shock produced by sudden physical injury, as from violence or accident.
b. the condition produced by this; traumatism.
a. an experience that produces psychological injury or pain.
b. the psychological injury so caused.
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