Medical Dictionary

carphology

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noun car·phol·o·gy \kär-ˈfäl-ə-jē\
variants: also

carphologia

\ˌkär-fə-ˈlō-j(ē-)ə\play

Medical Definition of carphology

plural

carphologies

also

carphologias

  1. :  an aimless semiconscious plucking at the bedclothes observed in conditions of exhaustion or stupor or in high fevers—called also floccillation


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