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Noun: tapotement  tu'powt-munt
  1. Massage in which the body is tapped rhythmically with the fingers or with short rapid movements of the sides of the hand; used to loosen mucus on the chest walls of patients with bronchitis

Derived forms: tapotements

Type of: massage

Encyclopedia: Tapotement