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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

(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.

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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Evidence has been reported that proves the presence of silicic acid in homeopathic treatments by the effect of succussion of silicon products (Anick & Ives, 2007).
Carcinoma Cicatri- Corrosive Others Antrum sing Antral Ulcer Stricture Pallor 50 28 18 4 0 (78.12) (87.5) (69.2) (100) Dehydration 28 (43.75) 12 (37.5) 14 (53.8) 2 (50) 0 VGP 32 14 18 0 0 (50) (43.75) (69.2) Epigastric 20 (31.25) 2 (6.25) 12 (46.15) 4 (100) 0 Tenderness Mass 22 20 0 0 2 (34.75) (62.5) (100) Succussion 30 12 18 0 0 Splash (46.87) (37.5) (69.2)
The electromagnetic traces get dissolved in electric dipoles of water consequent to cellular movements and cytosol succussion induced by digoxin induced sodium potassium ATPase inhibition mediated piezoelectric effect.
(%) Pallor 27(65.9) 15(88.2) VGP 31(75.6) 10(58.8) Succussion splash 28(70.7) 10(58.8) Palpable mass 15(36.6) 10(58.8) Cicatrised Duodenal Signs Ulcer No.
For their 2011 study, Upadhyay and Nayak made plant-derived homeopathic medicines Colchicum, Pulsatilla, and Belladonna using the traditional dilution and succussion method.
Hyperresonant note was observed in the axillary and right interscapular region with positive succussion splash and shifting dullness.
Succussion on the remedy was carried out using a vortex mixer, and interestingly, the degree of protective effect was related to the extent of vortex mixing and 2 of the homeopathic preparations used were associated with the in-vivo production of specific anti-tularemia IgG antibody.
Changes caused by succussion on NMR patterns and bioassay of Bradykinin triacetate (BKTA) succussions and dilutions.
Patient was dehydrated and in compensated shock with fullness in upper abdomen and positive succussion splash.
On examination the only finding was a gastric succussion splash.
This shaking, called succussion, also seems to alter the energy of the substance.