Definition of Fluctuant

1. a. Moving like a wave; wavering



Definition of Fluctuant

1. Adjective. That fluctuates, or causes fluctuation ¹

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Definition of Fluctuant

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Fluctuant

1. A wave like motion that is felt when a fluid containing structure is palpated. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fluctuant

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flubdub
flubdubs
flubendazole
flubs
flucan
flucans
flucarbazone
fluckite
flucloxacillin
flucrylate
fluctosphere
fluctospheres
fluctuability
fluctuant (current term)
fluctuate
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fluctuation analysis
fluctuation test
fluctuational
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fluctuator
fluctuators
fluctus
flucytosine
fludarabine

Literary usage of Fluctuant

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1. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson (1843)
"Such is the fluctuant condition of human generation, and of those relations which arise from thence, that he which is this day a son, the next may prove a ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1905)
"This patient presented herself with a round, tense, fluctuant swelling in the upper quadrant ... It was distinctly fluctuant, freely movable, and painless. ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1843)
"They are globular, and, with the exception of this last, of an equal surface; elastic, distended or full, fluctuant, not permitting light to pass through ..."

4. Differential diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1912)
"The swelling is brawny, with a slightly fluctuant crater in the center. ... Either of these lesions, if fluctuant, would be fluctuant throughout. ..."

5. Practical Uranalysis and Urinary Diagnosis: A Manual for the Use of by Charles Wesley Purdy (1901)
"In hydronephrosis the tumor is evenly and distinctly fluctuant, ... In cystic disease the tumor is bilateral, non-fluctuant, preserves the form of the ..."

6. The Cambridge and Dublin Mathematical Journal by Duncan Farquharson Gregory, Robert Leslie Ellis, William Thomson Kelvin, Norman Macleod Ferrers (1853)
"... and •J± TP its fluctuant : also G the fluctuant of E, H its Companion ; T the First Integral of the Second Order, Vita fluctuant, and W the Companion of ..."

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