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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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.
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succussion

The act of shaking violently.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Succussion

The act of shaking diluted homeopathic remedies as part of the process of potentization.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012