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crispation

/ (krɪˈspeɪʃən) /
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noun
the act of curling or state of being curled
any slight muscular spasm or contraction that gives a creeping sensation
a slight undulation, such as a ripple on the surface of water
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crispation
[ krĭs-pāshən ]

n.
A slight involuntary muscular contraction, often producing a crawling sensation of the skin.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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