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Jactitation

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Jactitátion. n.s. [jactito, Latin.] Tossing; motion; restlessness; heaving.

If the patient be surprised with jactitation, or great oppression about the stomach, expect no relief from cordials. Harv.

Sources: Harvey, Gideon (42)

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