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One entry found for trauma.
Main Entry: trau·ma
Pronunciation: primarystresstraudot-mschwa, primarystresstrodot-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural traumas also trau·ma·ta /-mschwa-tschwa/
1 a : a serious bodily injury (as that caused by an accident or violent act) <head trauma> b : an abnormal psychological or behavioral state resulting from severe mental or emotional stress or injury
2 : a cause of trauma
- trau·mat·ic /trschwa-primarystressmat-ik, trodot-, traudot-/ adjective

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