Definition of Tic

1. Noun. A local and habitual twitching especially in the face.

Generic synonyms: Twitch, Twitching, Vellication



Definition of Tic

1. n. A local and habitual convulsive motion of certain muscles; especially, such a motion of some of the muscles of the face; twitching; velication; -- called also spasmodic tic.

Definition of Tic

1. Initialism. Tourist Information Centre ¹

2. Noun. A local and habitual convulsive motion of certain muscles. ¹

3. Noun. Shortened form of ticket ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To exhibit a tic; to undergo convulsive muscle movements. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tic

1. to have an involuntary muscle contraction [v TICCED, TICCING, TICS]

Medical Definition of Tic

1. An involuntary compulsive, repetitive, stereotyped movement, resembling a purposeful movement because it is coordinated and involves muscles in their normal synergistic relationships, tics usually involve the face and shoulders. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tic

tibiofibular articulation
tibiofibular ligament
tibiofibular syndesmosis
tibiofibulas
tibionavicular
tibionavicular ligament
tibionavicular part of deltoid ligament
tibioperoneal
tibioscaphoid
tibiotarsal
tibiotarsi
tibiotarsus
tibolone
tibrie
tibs
tic (current term)
tic-tac
tic-tac-toe
tic-tac rhythm
tic-tac sounds
tic de pensee
tic disorders
tic douloureux
tic tac
tic tac toe
tical
ticals
ticarcillin
ticarcillin disodium
ticca

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