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contrecoup

 [kon″truh-koo´] (Fr.)
denoting an injury, as to the brain, occurring at a site opposite to the point of impact.

con·tre·coup

(kawn-trah-kū'),
Denoting the manner of a contrafissura, as in the skull, at a point opposite that at which the blow was received.
See also: contrecoup injury of brain.
[Fr. counter-blow]

con·tre·coup

(kōn'trĕ-kū')
Denoting the manner of a contrafissura, as in the skull, at a point opposite that at which the blow was received.
See also: contrecoup injury of brain
[Fr. counter-blow]
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Bone contusions of the posterior lip of the medial tibial plateau (contrecoup injuries) & associated internal derangements of the knee at MR imaging.
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Toutefois, les progressistes peuvent egalement craindre qu'un changement constitutionnel fonde sur des principes comporte sa part de risques, notamment celui qu'un changement constitutionnel rapide et a grande echelle subisse un contrecoup de la part du gouvernement et des citoyens et que les interets que l'on cherche a promouvoir et defendre par le truchement du contentieux constitutionnel se retrouvent dans une situation pire qu'avant.
(12) The appendiceal transection in our case is in fact a contrecoup injury due to the opposite primary side of the handlebar harmful contact, which was visible in the left part of the patient's abdomen.
Direct suppression effect towards the cornea may provide a rapid focal collapse over the lens (coup injury) or a quick rebound of the vitreous directed from posterior to anterior causes fluid-mechanical forces that may lead to a rupture of the anterior capsule (contrecoup injury).
Ses joueurs ne sont pas les seuls a accuser le contrecoup de la rencontre.
(1-4) It has been suggested that several components of avian ocular anatomy may predispose birds to severe posterior segment injury secondary to direct compressive or indirect (contrecoup) forces from blunt trauma; these include the large size of the eye and lens, the shape of the eye, and the tight encasement of the eye within the orbit.
The mechanics of TBI follow that of coup contrecoup injury.
this causes the 'coup'' injury at the site of impact- ie: the front of the brain, and the 'contrecoup'' injury at the opposite site of the impact (the back of the brain), as a result of the high level of impact.
En processus d'adaptation, certaines familles peuvent donc subir le contrecoup en matiere de valeurs relatives a l'education des enfants, a l'identite conjugale et aux roles << genres >> parfois tres differents de ceux de leur propre modele.