|1.||a sudden and unpleasant violent reaction in feeling, esp one of extreme loathing|
|2.||the act or an instance of drawing back or recoiling from something|
|3.||obsolete the diversion of disease or congestion from one part of the body to another by cupping, counterirritants, etc|
|[C16: from Latin revulsiō a pulling away, from revellere, from |
revulsion re·vul·sion (rĭ-vŭl'shən)
A sudden, strong change or reaction in feeling, especially a feeling of violent disgust or loathing.
Counterirritation used to reduce inflammation or increase the blood supply to an affected area.