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nictitation

(nĭk′tĭ-tāshən)
n.
  1. Winking.
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Related Words for nictitation

bat, flicker, flash, wink, flutter, squint

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Historical Examples of nictitation

  • For instance, the object of the function of nictitation is to moisten the conjunctiva.

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