Medical Definition of Bumps

Bumps: Bumps are raised areas protruding from a level surface, such as skin bumps; or bruise results from blood leaking from these injured blood vessels into the tissues as well as from the body's response to the injury. A purplish, flat bruise that occurs when blood leaks out into the top layers of skin is referred to as an ecchymosis.

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