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
It' s just bruises and scratches.
More significantly, he did not develop any new bruises.
Moore looked at the wrists, encircled by bruises.
He knew that it had a circle of black where the rope had bruised it.
The physical bruises had all gone away. The emotional had stayed.