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Meaning of CONTRECOUP

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con`tre*coup"\, n. [F., fr. contre (L. contra) +
coup a blow.] (med.)
A concussion or shock produced by a blow or other injury, in
a part or region opposite to that at which the blow is
received, often causing rupture or disorganisation of the
parts affected.

 

 

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