pandiculation

noun
pan·​dic·​u·​la·​tion | \ pan-ˌdik-yə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce pandiculation (audio) \

Medical Definition of pandiculation

: a stretching and stiffening especially of the trunk and extremities (as when fatigued and drowsy or after waking from sleep)

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“Pandiculation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pandiculation. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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