fasciculation

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

Definition of fasciculation

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

First Known Use of fasciculation

1938

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fasciculation

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

medical Definition of fasciculation

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

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