Definition of Contrecoup

1. n. A concussion or shock produced by a blow or other injury, in a part or region opposite to that at which the blow is received, often causing rupture or disorganisation of the parts affected.



Definition of Contrecoup

1. Noun. (context: pathology) A bruising of the brain caused by a blow, appearing on the opposite side to that on which the blow was struck. ¹

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Medical Definition of Contrecoup

1. Denoting the manner of a contrafissura, as in the skull, at a point opposite that at which the blow was received. See: contrecoup injury of brain. Origin: Fr. Counter-blow (05 Mar 2000)

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