"percuss" Definition

  1. v. t. To strike smartly; to strike upon or against; as, to percuss the chest in medical examination.
  2. v. i. To strike or tap in an examination by percussion. See Percussion, 3.

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Position in dictionary: 72611 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. i.,
Words that start with "percuss": 5
Words that end with "percuss": 2
Words that contain "percuss": 10
Next words in dictionary: percussed, percussing, percussion, percussive, percutient, perdicine, perdie, perdifoil, perdition, perditionable
Previous words in dictionary: percursory, percurrent, perculaced, percomorphi, percolator, percolation, percolating, percolated, percolate, percoidea

English Dictionary Definition of percuss

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