succussion sound


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suc·cus·sion sound

the noise made by fluid with overlying air when shaken, such as occurs with gastric dilation or with fluid and air in a pleural cavity (hydropneumothorax).

suc·cus·sion sound

(sŭ-kŭsh'shŭn sownd)
The noise made by fluid with overlying air when shaken, such as occurs with gastric dilation or with fluid and air in a pleural cavity (hydropneumothorax).

succussion sound

A splashing sound heard over a cavity with fluid in it.
See also: sound

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.