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percussion

noun per·cus·sion \pər-ˈkəsh-ən\

Medical Definition of PERCUSSION

1
:  the act or technique of tapping the surface of a body part to learn the condition of the parts beneath by the resulting sound
2
:  massage consisting of the striking of a body part with light rapid blows—called also tapotement

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July 27, 2015
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to move off course or to alternate
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