Trau*mat"ic (?), a. [L. traumaticus, Gr. , from , , a wound: cf. F. traumatique.] Med. (a)
Of or pertaining to wounds; applied to wounds. Coxe
Adapted to the cure of wounds; vulnerary. Wiseman
Produced by wounds; as, traumatic tetanus.
A traumatic medicine.
<-- also applied figuratively to mental harm, and to experiences causing severe mental upset. -->
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