From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44 [gcide]:
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.
From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:
94 Moby Thesaurus words for "repercussion": aftermath, antagonism, antipathy, backfire, backlash, backlashing, backwash, boomerang, bounce, bound, cantando, carom, clashing, clout, collision, concussion, conflict, confutation, consequence, contradiction, contraposition, contrariety, contrecoup, counteraction, counterposition, counterworking, crankiness, crotchetiness, crunch, demilegato, dissent, echo, effect, execution, expression, fallout, fingering, force, friction, glissando, impact, impress, impression, imprint, interference, intonation, kick, kickback, legato, mark, mezzo staccato, music-making, nonconformity, opposition, opposure, oppugnance, oppugnancy, outcome, parlando, percussion, performance, perverseness, pianism, pizzicato, print, reaction, rebound, rebuff, recalcitrance, recalcitration, recoil, reflex, rendering, rendition, renitency, repugnance, repulse, resilience, resistance, response, result, reverberation, revolt, ricochet, rubato, shock, slur, smash, spiccato, spring, staccato, swimming upstream, touch, upshot
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