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horripilation

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noun hor·rip·i·la·tion \hȯ-ˌrip-ə-ˈlā-shən, hä-\

Medical Definition of horripilation

  1. :  a bristling of the hair of the head or body (as from disease, terror, or chilliness) :  goose bumps

horripilate

\hȯ-ˈrip-ə-ˌlāt, hä-\play transitive verb

horripilated

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horripilating




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a jerking and twitching of the body

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