Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.


n.1.A trot or trotting.
2.A shaking; succussion.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
in order, by a more frequent and a more convulsive elevation and depression of the diaphragm, and the succussations of the intercostal and abdominal muscles in laughter, to drive the gall and other bitter juices from the gall-bladder, liver, and sweet-bread of his majesty's subjects, with all the inimicitious passions which belong to them, down into their duodenums.