suc·​cus·​sion sə-ˈkəsh-ən How to pronounce succussion (audio)
: the action or process of shaking or the condition of being shaken especially with violence:
: a shaking of the body to ascertain if fluid is present in a cavity and especially in the thorax
: the splashing sound made by succussion

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“Succussion.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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