rebound tenderness

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Noun1.rebound tenderness - pain felt when a hand pressing on the abdomen is suddenly released; a symptom of peritoneal inflammation
soreness, tenderness, rawness - a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched); "the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness"; "after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on"