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fasciculation

[fuh-sik-yuh-ley-shuh n] /fəˌsɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
a fascicular condition.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; fasciculate + -ion
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fasciculation in Medicine

fasciculation fas·cic·u·la·tion (fə-sĭk'yə-lā'shən)
n.

  1. An arrangement of fasciculi.

  2. A coarser form of muscular contraction than fibrillation, consisting of involuntary contractions or twitchings of groups of muscle fibers.


fas·cic'u·late' v.
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