finger percussion


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fin·ger per·cus·sion

percussion in which a finger of one hand is used as a plessimeter and one of the other hand as a plessor.

finger percussion

finger percussion

Striking of the examiner's finger as it rests upon the patient's body with a finger of the examiner's other hand.
See also: percussion

fin·ger per·cus·sion

(finggĕr pĕr-kŭshŭn)
Percussion in which a finger of one hand is used as a plessimeter and one of the other hand as a plessor.