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percuss

 [per-kus´]
to perform percussion.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

per·cuss

(per-kŭs'),
To perform percussion.
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percuss

(pər-kŭs′)
tr.v. per·cussed, per·cussing, per·cusses
To strike or tap firmly, as in medical percussion: The doctor percussed the patient's chest.
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per·cuss

(pĕr-kŭs')
To perform percussion.
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When not percussing for three acts in one night, Townsend is best known as a member of Bentley Rhythm Ace, although his own solo album did receive a fair amount of exposure.
To use an acute disease analogy, clinicians employ many diagnostic methods to evaluate whether patients have pneumonia, including: examining signs and symptoms, like fever and cough; auscultating or percussing the chest; scanning chest radiographs for infiltrates; and checking sputum for bacteria.
That's what percussing the chest should sound like.
"Hey Dude" is a Mott the Hoople rave-up that starts with a chunky wah-wah guitar percussing over a tom-tom-heavy downbeat and a blitz of heavily reverbed vocals.
There's Gesel Mason springing into a spiral phrase (one of my favorites) that begins in the ankles and ends in an arch on the floor, one hand percussing the chest, like so many needles shooting into her heart.
Males court females by percussing dry leaves with their abdomen that is thickened and covered with specialized hairs (Kronestedt 1984; Kohler and Tembrock 1987).