Medical Dictionary

carphology

play
noun car·phol·o·gy \ kär-ˈfäl-ə-jē \
variants: also carphologia play \ˌkär-fə-ˈlō-j(ē-)ə\

medical Definition of carphology

plural carphologies also carphologias
: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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