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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.