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depression

noun debasement, decline, deflation, depreciation, despondence, despondency, dispiritedness, dolefulness, economic decline, gloom, lowering, lowness, maeror, sinking, slump
Associated concepts: economic depression
See also: anguish, curtailment, decrease, distress, pessimism, prostration
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Cranial injuries were classified either as depression fractures from blunt force trauma (BFT), or sharp force trauma (SFT) leading to punctures or cut marks (Byers 2002).
There was a strong association of healed depression fractures with males.

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