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excursion

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noun ex·cur·sion \ik-ˈskər-zhən\

Medical Definition of excursion

  1. 1a:  a movement outward and back or from a mean position or axis <excursion of the femur>b:  the distance traversed

  2. 2:  one complete movement of expansion and contraction of the lungs and their membranes (as in breathing)





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