Meaning of 瘀

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English Definition: hematoma (internal blood clot); extravasated blood (spilt into surrounding tissue); contusion
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sickness) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • [ ] sickness, disease
    • [ ] at, in, on; to, from; alas!
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Example Words
瘀血 xuè clotted blood; extravasated blood (leaking into surrounding tissue); thrombosis
瘀斑 bān (medicine) ecchymosis; bruising
祛瘀 to dispel blood stasis (TCM)
祛瘀活血 huó xuè to remove blood stasis and promote blood circulation (Chinese medicine) (idiom)
瘀伤 shāng to become bruised; bruising; bruise
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Example Sentences
My brother and I have bruises. My teachers see this and when they ask I tell them I had a fall.
I had bruises from injecting them, and one of the side-effects was sensitivity to the sun.
The bruises on her right cheek aren't consistent with suicide explosions, he believes, and indicate that in the hours immediately before her death, someone had tortured her.
"Britain isn't broken, it's just a bit bruised around the edges," he told her.
Mr. Liu' s wrist was bruised from pressing the edge of his blue metal desk, piled with a foot-high stack of textbooks.