fasciculation

noun
fas·​cic·​u·​la·​tion | \ fə-ˌsi-kyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce fasciculation (audio) , fa- \

Definition of fasciculation

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

First Known Use of fasciculation

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Fasciculation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fasciculation. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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fasciculation

noun
fas·​cic·​u·​la·​tion | \ fə-ˌsik-yə-ˈlā-shən, fa- How to pronounce fasciculation (audio) \

Medical Definition of fasciculation

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

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