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excursion

 [ek-skur´zhun]
a range of movement regularly repeated in performance of a function, e.g., excursion of the jaws in mastication. adj., adj excur´sive.
lateral excursion sideward movement of the mandible between the position of closure and the position in which cusps of opposing teeth are in vertical proximity.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ex·cur·sion

(eks-kŭr'zhŭn),
Any movement from one point to another, usually with the implied idea of returning again to the original position.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ex·cur·sion

(eks-kŭr'zhŭn)
Any movement from one point to another, usually with the implied idea of returning again to the original position.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The several strong excursions in the late Middle and Upper Ordovician are coupled with climatic changes and have been rather well studied in many parts of the world.
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Of key importance for such work is the presence of the positive [[delta].sup.13]C isotope excursions that have been recognized in the Middle and Upper Ordovician, ten of which have been formally named (Fig.