[ mahy-uh-kim-ee-uh ]
/ ˌmaɪ əˈkɪm i ə /
twitching of individual segments of a muscle.
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The myokymia of Kny and Schultze is characterised by fibrillation, pain, hyperidrosis, and changes in electrical excitability.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne
Medical definitions for myokymia
[ mī′ō-kī′mē-ə, -kĭm′ē-ə ]
A benign condition, often familial, characterized by irregular twitching of groups of muscle fibers giving a rippling appearance to the overlying skin.kymatism
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