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ECCHYMOSIS, med. jur. Blackness. It is an extravasation of blood by rupture of capillary vessels, and hence it follows contusion; but it may exist, as in cases of scurvy, and other morbid conditions, without the latter. Ryan's Med. Jur. 172.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.