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succuss

(sʌˈkʌs)
vb
1. (Medicine) med to shake (a patient) to detect the sound of fluid in the thoracic or another bodily cavity
2. rare to shake, esp with sudden force
[C17: from Latin succussus flung aloft, from succutere to toss up, from sub- from below + quatere to shake]
succussion, succussation n
sucˈcussive adj

succuss


Past participle: succussed
Gerund: succussing

Imperative
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Present
I succuss
you succuss
he/she/it succusses
we succuss
you succuss
they succuss
Preterite
I succussed
you succussed
he/she/it succussed
we succussed
you succussed
they succussed
Present Continuous
I am succussing
you are succussing
he/she/it is succussing
we are succussing
you are succussing
they are succussing
Present Perfect
I have succussed
you have succussed
he/she/it has succussed
we have succussed
you have succussed
they have succussed
Past Continuous
I was succussing
you were succussing
he/she/it was succussing
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you were succussing
they were succussing
Past Perfect
I had succussed
you had succussed
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we had succussed
you had succussed
they had succussed
Future
I will succuss
you will succuss
he/she/it will succuss
we will succuss
you will succuss
they will succuss
Future Perfect
I will have succussed
you will have succussed
he/she/it will have succussed
we will have succussed
you will have succussed
they will have succussed
Future Continuous
I will be succussing
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you will be succussing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been succussing
you have been succussing
he/she/it has been succussing
we have been succussing
you have been succussing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been succussing
you will have been succussing
he/she/it will have been succussing
we will have been succussing
you will have been succussing
they will have been succussing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been succussing
you had been succussing
he/she/it had been succussing
we had been succussing
you had been succussing
they had been succussing
Conditional
I would succuss
you would succuss
he/she/it would succuss
we would succuss
you would succuss
they would succuss
Past Conditional
I would have succussed
you would have succussed
he/she/it would have succussed
we would have succussed
you would have succussed
they would have succussed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.succuss - shake; especially (a patient to detect fluids or air in the body)
shake, agitate - move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"
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New research suggests that when a homeopathic remedy is succussed (shaken in water), which is acknowledged to increase their potency, this action also creates microbubbles in the water, which changes its structure to capture the energy message of the remedy.
This University of Texas study was done to determine the in-vitro cytotoxic effects of homeopathically potentised Carcinosin 30C, Conium 3C, Phytolacca 200C, Thuja 30C, and succussed and unsuccussed negative solvent controls on MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231 human breast adenocarcinoma cell lines in tissue culture and a normal human cell line in tissue culture.
After that, each dynamisation level until the 28 CH (twenty-eighth centesimal Hahnemannian) dilution was prepared by taking one part from the previous dynamisation into 99 parts of a 70% alcohol solution, and succussed (sequence of rhythmically vertical 90o angular movements) 100 times using a mechanical dynamiser (Autic[R], Mod.
In homeopathy, crude drug substance is diluted and triturated or succussed to increase its potency by virtue of which, only the medicinal power of the substance is retained and drug related side-effects are eliminated.