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succussion

 [sŭ-kush´un]
a splashing sound elicited when a patient is shaken, indicative of fluid and air in a body cavity.

suc·cus·sion

(sŭ-kŭsh'ŭn),
A diagnostic procedure involving shaking the body to elicit a splashing sound in a cavity containing both gas and fluid.
[L. sucussio, fr. suc-cutio (subc-), pp. -cussus, to shake up, fr. quatio, to shake]

succussion

/suc·cus·sion/ (sŭ-kush´un)
1. the shaking of the body during an examination, a splashing sound indicating the presence of fluid and air in a body cavity.
2. the vigorous shaking of a diluted homeopathic preparation in order to activate the medicinal substance.

succussion

(sə-kŭsh′ən)
n.
1. The act or process of shaking violently, especially as a method of diagnosis to detect the presence of fluid and air in a body cavity.
2. The condition of being shaken violently.

suc·cus′sa·to′ry (sə-kŭs′ə-tôr′ē) adj.

succussion

The act of shaking violently.

Succussion

The act of shaking diluted homeopathic remedies as part of the process of potentization.

succussion (sk·kˑ·shn),

n the forceful agitation between each dilution step during the preparation of the homeopathic remedy. See also fluxion and trituration.

suc·cus·sion

(sŭ-kŭsh'ŭn)
A diagnostic procedure involving shaking the body to elicit a splashing sound in a cavity containing both gas and fluid.
[L. sucussio, fr. suc-cutio (subc-), pp. -cussus, to shake up, fr. quatio, to shake]

succussion

shaking of the body or part of it to elicit a sound. A homeopathy term describing violent shaking to potentiate the potency of a remedy.

succussion sound
a splashing sound elicited when a patient is shaken, indicative of fluid and air in a body cavity.
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The archaeal digoxin generated electromagnetic or plasma signal can get stored in electric dipoles of water consequent to cellular succussion generated by digoxin induced sodium potassium ATPase inhibition mediated piezoelectric effect.
There are also differences between different potencies--a fact likely tied to the succussion process in the remedy preparation process.
Potentization invites serial dilution with succussion (violent strokes) or trituration at each stage.
086, again in Table 2, may suggest that degranulation is induced even by unsuccussed high dilutions, so that succussion appears only to strengthen the effect observed in1, not to cause it.
The water treatment was obtained through the same procedure; starting with 100 succussions of pure water until a 30 CH dilution was reached.