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Medical Term:

tapotement

Pronunciation: ta-pot-mawn[h]'

Definition: A massage movement consisting in striking with the side of the hand, usually with partly flexed fingers.

Synonym(s): tapping1

[Fr. fr. tapoter, to tap]

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