Repercussion

Definition of Repercussion

Re`per`cus´sion   Pronunciation: ~k?sh´?n
n.1.The act of driving back, or the state of being driven back; reflection; reverberation; as, the repercussion of sound.
Ever echoing back in endless repercussion.
- Hare.
2.(Mus.) Rapid reiteration of the same sound.
3.(Med.) The subsidence of a tumor or eruption by the action of a repellent.
4.(Obstetrics) In a vaginal examination, the act of imparting through the uterine wall with the finger a shock to the fetus, so that it bounds upward, and falls back again against the examining finger.

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