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contrecoup

 [kon″truh-koo´] (Fr.)
denoting an injury, as to the brain, occurring at a site opposite to the point of impact.

con·tre·coup

(kawn-trah-kū'),
Denoting the manner of a contrafissura, as in the skull, at a point opposite that at which the blow was received.
See also: contrecoup injury of brain.
[Fr. counter-blow]

contrecoup

/con·tre·coup/ (kon″truh-koo´) [Fr.] denoting an injury, as to the brain, occurring at a site opposite to the point of impact.

contrecoup

See coup, def 4.

con·tre·coup

(kōn'trĕ-kū')
Denoting the manner of a contrafissura, as in the skull, at a point opposite that at which the blow was received.
See also: contrecoup injury of brain
[Fr. counter-blow]

contrecoup

[Fr.] denoting an injury, as to the brain, occurring at a site opposite to the point of impact. See also coup.
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