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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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Compared with the 2016 data, excursionist arrivals grew by 78 percent while tourist arrivals increased 25 percent.
And as such, they show how the disordered new landscapes are no less framed than the old ones: just as Rushworth surveys his domains through the window frames of his country estate, so too Humboldt and the Sotherton excursionists are enticed by "doors" and "arcades," peeking through them to gaze at the new landscapes before entering unknown territories.
(34) The references to Ontario and the "old country" suggest that there was an expectation these would have been British excursionists.
The trip starts at Marina Bandar al Rowdha, where up to 26 excursionists embark on a fast transfer boat which takes them out to the waiting submersible.
The Jungle Book expedition and Indiana Jones trails takes excursionists on hikes, hidden channels in the mangroves and World War II sites.
Nevada Trails: Western Edition" is an ideal and enthusiastically recommended reference for scenic drivers, trail hikers, mountain bikers, 4-wheel vehicle excursionists and arm-chair travelers!
A fledgling educational institution nine months each year, the campus became, during the summer, a makeshift resort for the elite and the aspiring, a place where vacationers and excursionists could bask in the area's resplendent scenery, relax in the company of their family and friends, and revel in the end of another workweek.
While the engine refuelled, the excellent family-run station cafe stayed open to replenish excursionists, a gesture hugely appreciated.
After their brief reception at the club the excursionists visited the poultry show."
After the revolution, preservationists, excursionists, and others sought to further their goals and began to work (or as she writes, "collaborate" [p.
Their passenger boats were mainly for local excursionists and summer-evening revellers, though the Rhine and Danube retained some short-distance passenger traffic.
In early 1867, a series of eight 'special trains' were run for excursionists to visit the pantomime: from Lincoln, Newark, Burton Joyce and Lowdham on 10 January; from the Erewash Valley and colliery district on 12 January; from Grantham on 16, 19 and 26 January; from the Mansfield area on 21 January; from Burton-on-Trent and Derby on 2 February, and from Sheffield and Chesterfield on 10 February.