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facial tic

facial tic in Medicine

facial tic n.
Involuntary spasmodic movement of the facial muscles. Also called facial spasm, prosopospasm.

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  • For a moment the facial tic stopped and his eyes held the old alertness.

    Adaptation Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • Raymond quotes an instance of the disease being preceded by facial tic, and another associated with tremor and choreic movements.

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