Definition of Percussing. Meaning of Percussing. Synonyms of Percussing

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Definition of Percussing

Percussing
Percuss Per*cuss", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Percussed; p. pr. & vb. n. Percussing.] [L. percussus, p. p. of percutere; per + quatere to shake, strike. See Quash.] To strike smartly; to strike upon or against; as, to percuss the chest in medical examination. Flame percussed by air giveth a noise. --Bacon.

Meaning of Percussing from wikipedia

- by percussing in a particular manner: Hepatomegaly by percussing from the right iliac region to the right hypochondrium Splenomegaly by percussing from...
- tissue. When percussing boney areas such as the clavicle, the pleximeter can be omitted and the bone is tapped directly such as when percussing an apical...
- a way to detect irritated nerves. It is performed by lightly tapping (percussing) over the nerve to elicit a sensation of tingling or "pins and needles"...
- ascites (fluid in the peritoneal cavity). The test is performed by first percussing the midline of the abdomen to elicit a resonant note due to gas in the...
- 3DiTeams learner is percussing the patient's chest in virtual field hospital...
- Functional Disorder and Organic Disease, he wrote, "I have never yet percussed a female patient ... I have avoided, and shall continue to avoid the treatment...
- white cotton thread. The axatse is a small gourd, held by the neck and percussed between hand and leg. In Liberia, the net has a long "tail" through which...
- parasitic creature (i. e., through natural processes), and were then percussed on the what would have been the more closed-off end to fully open the...
- called flint-knapping or lithic reduction. This involves a process of percussing the stone with a hard hammer such as a stone, a soft hammer such as a...
- the bead of the drum stick at the center of the drum while the rim is percussed with the distal shaft of the stick (near the hand). This makes a lower...
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