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repercussion

 [re″per-kush´un]
the driving in of an eruption or the scattering of a swelling.

repercussion

[rē′pərkush′ən]
Etymology: L, repercussio, rebounding
1 (in obstetrics) ballottement.
2 being driven back by a powerful resistance.
3 the reduction of a swelling or tumor.

repercussion

(rē-pĕr-kŭsh′ŭn) [L. repercussio, rebound]
1. A reciprocal action.
2. An action involved in causing the subsidence of a swelling, tumor, or eruption.
3. Ballottement.
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