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Medical Dictionary


verb tick·le \ˈtik-əl\
tick·ledtick·ling \-(ə-)liŋ\

Medical Definition of TICKLE

intransitive verb
:  to have a tingling or prickling sensation <my back tickles>
:  to excite the surface nerves to prickle
transitive verb
:  to touch (as a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements


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