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fasciculation

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noun fas·cic·u·la·tion \fə-ˌsi-kyə-ˈlā-shən, fa-\

Definition of fasciculation

  1. :  muscular twitching involving the simultaneous contraction of contiguous groups of muscle fibers



1938

First Known Use of fasciculation

1938


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fasciculation

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noun fas·cic·u·la·tion \fə-ˌsik-yə-ˈlā-shən, fa-\

Medical Definition of fasciculation

  1. :  muscular twitching involving the simultaneous contraction of contiguous groups of muscle fibers




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