from The Century Dictionary.
- noun That which strikes in percussion; a percussion-hammer.
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- noun (medicine) a small hammer with a rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexes
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From Greek plēxis, a blow, from plēssein, plēg-, to strike; see plāk- in Indo-European roots.]
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