Webster 1913 Edition
revulsum, to pluck or pull away; pref.
vellereto pull. Cf.
A strong pulling or drawing back; withdrawal.“Revulsions and pullbacks.”
SSir T. Brovne.
A sudden reaction; a sudden and complete change; – applied to the feelings.
A sudden and violent
revulsionof feeling, both in the Parliament and the country, followed.
The act of turning or diverting any disease from one part of the body to another. It resembles derivation, but is usually applied to a more active form of counter irritation.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.In medicine, the act of turning or diverting a flux of humors or any cause of disease, from one part of the body to another.
2.The act of holding or drawing back.