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[L. assaltus, assultus, jumped on]
1. A sudden, vehement attack, whether physical or verbal. A military assault is an attack against enemy forces, with the expectation of close, hand-to-hand combat. 2. In law, the unlawful threat or attempt to touch or harm another. SEE: battery 3. Sexual assault.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Assault." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739340/all/sexual_assault.
Assault. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739340/all/sexual_assault. Accessed November 16, 2019.
Assault. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739340/all/sexual_assault
Assault [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739340/all/sexual_assault.
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