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(ă-solt′)

[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.

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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Assault." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739340/all/assault.
Assault. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739340/all/assault. Accessed July 22, 2019.
Assault. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739340/all/assault
Assault [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 22]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739340/all/assault.
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