Trau*mat"ic (?), a. [L. traumaticus, Gr. , from , , a wound: cf. F. traumatique.] Med. (a)

Of or pertaining to wounds; applied to wounds.

Coxe. (b)

Adapted to the cure of wounds; vulnerary.

Wiseman. (c)

Produced by wounds; as, traumatic tetanus.

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n.

A traumatic medicine.

<-- also applied figuratively to mental harm, and to experiences causing severe mental upset. -->

 

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