Succussation Suc`cus*sa"tion, n. [L. succussare to jolt, v. intens. fr. succutere, succussum, to fling up from below, to toss up; sub under + quatere to shake.] 1. A trot or trotting. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. A shaking; succussion. [1913 Webster]

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