succussion


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suc·cus·sion

 (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.

[Latin succussiō, succussiōn-, from succussus, past participle of succutere, to toss up : sub-, up from below; see sub- + quatere, to shake; see kwēt- in Indo-European roots.]

suc·cus′sa·to′ry (sə-kŭs′ə-tôr′ē) adj.
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Noun1.succussion - shaking a person to determine whether a large amount of liquid is present in a body cavity
auscultation - listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)
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After obtaining the 3 CH trit, deconcentration proceeded in a liquid medium with succussion up to the desired potency for the different studied methods: the centesimal Hahnemannian (CH), the fifty millesimal Hahnemannian (LM) and the Korsakovian (K) method.
Effectiveness of ultra high diluted arsenic is a function of succussion number as evidenced by wheat germination test and droplet evaporation method.
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.
Homeopathic remedies are made by sequential dilution and succussion as previously explained.
Hyperresonant note was observed in the axillary and right interscapular region with positive succussion splash and shifting dullness.
The piezoelectric effect induced by digoxin mediated sodium potassium ATPase inhibition can generate cellular succussion and the molecular electromagnetic traces can get stored in electric dipoles of water.
Physical exam was unremarkable except for a mildly distended abdomen and the presence of a succussion splash on auscultation.
Succussion or a magnetic B-field will do the imprinting.
You take a toxic substance, dilute it and put it through what we call the succussion process.