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fasciculation

[fuh-sik-yuh-ley-shuh n]
noun
  1. a fascicular condition.
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Origin of fasciculation

First recorded in 1935–40; fasciculate + -ion
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fasciculation in Medicine

fasciculation

(fə-sĭk′yə-lāshən)
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.
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Related formsfas•cicu•late′ v.
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