nictitation

[ nĭk′tĭ-tāshən ]

n.

Winking.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. nicoya peninsula,
  2. nicoya, gulf of,
  3. nictheroy,
  4. nictitate,
  5. nictitating membrane,
  6. nicu,
  7. nid-nod,
  8. nida,
  9. nidal,
  10. nidana


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Examples from the Web for nictitation

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