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Synonyms for percussor

(medicine) a small hammer with a rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexes

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Clinical studies for the Vibralung Acoustical Percussor were conducted at the University of Arizona Medical Center Tucson in conjunction with the physicians at the Cystic Fibrosis Center.
The second damaged handle thus becomes intelligible as a percussor for transforming blades into lunates by pressure-flaking.
The other patients were treated with a mechanical chest percussor applied to the flank while positioned on a tilt table inverted to greater than 60 degrees.
Other corrections due to specimen bending, vibrations in the percussor arm, frame or base, and various forms of friction [27] were ignored as they were insignificant in our tests.
Prostaglandins are grouped as body's master hormones, and percussor prostaglandin balancers as a dietary supplement for obesity in overweight diabetic women is in development.
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Other techniques and devices include Autogenic drainage (AD), mechanical percussors for use with traditional CPT, the Flutter[R] valve, and positive expiratory pressure (PEP); intrapulmonary percussive ventilation (IPV) represents a variant form of PEP.