Skip to Content


Pronunciation: le'zhun


  1. A wound or injury.
  2. A pathologic change in the tissues.
  3. One of the individual points or patches of a multifocal disease.

[L. laedo, pp. laesus, to injure]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.