fasciculation

[fuh-sik-yuh-ley-shuh n]

noun

a fascicular condition.

Origin of fasciculation

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

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.
Related formsfas•cicu•late′ v.
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