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rebound

 [re´bound]
a reversed response occurring upon withdrawal of a stimulus.
acid rebound an increased rate of gastric acid secretion occurring 30 to 60 minutes after eating.
insulin rebound see insulin rebound.

rebound

(rē'bownd),
Act or condition of recovery or improvement in a patient.

rebound

[rē′bound]
Etymology: Fr, rebondir, to bounce
1 recovery from illness.
2 a sudden contraction of muscle after a period of relaxation, often seen in conditions in which inhibitory reflexes are lost.

rebound

Medspeak
adjective Referring to a reversed response when a stimulus is withdrawn.
 
Physical examination
noun A technique used in physical examination of a patient in which the forehand is pressed firmly on the abdomen and then released.

rebound

adjective Referring to a reversed response when a stimulus is withdrawn. See REMS rebound Physical examination A technique of clinical evaluation in which the forehand is pressed firmly on the abdomen and released. See Rebound tenderness.

re·bound

(rē'bownd)
Act or condition of recovery or improvement in a patient.

rebound (rē´bownd),

n/v 1. a recovery from illness.
n 2. an outbreak of fresh reflex activity after withdrawal of a stimulus
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