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contrecoup


contrecoup

noun con·tre·coup \ˈkōn-trə-ˌkü, ˈkän-\

Definition of CONTRECOUP

:  injury (as when the brain strikes the skull) occurring on the side of an organ opposite to the side on which a blow or impact is received—compare coup
March 02, 2015
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