impulsion


im·pul·sion

noun \im-ˈpəl-shən\

Definition of IMPULSION

1
a :  the act of impelling :  the state of being impelled
b :  an impelling force
c :  an onward tendency derived from an impulsion
2
:  impulse 3a
3
:  compulsion 2

First Known Use of IMPULSION

15th century

im·pul·sion

noun \im-ˈpəl-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of IMPULSION

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