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fasciculation

[ fuh-sik-yuh-ley-shuhn ]
/ fəˌsɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun

a fascicular condition.

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Origin of fasciculation

First recorded in 1935–40; fasciculate + -ion
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Medical definitions for fasciculation

fasciculation
[ fə-sĭk′yə-lāshən ]

n.

An arrangement of fasciculi.
A coarser form of muscular contraction than fibrillation, consisting of involuntary contractions or twitchings of groups of muscle fibers.
fas•cicu•late′ v.
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