Definition of Vellication

1. Noun. A sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition.

Exact synonyms: Twitch, Twitching
Generic synonyms: Cramp, Muscle Spasm, Spasm
Specialized synonyms: Tic, Blepharism, Fibrillation, Fasciculation
Derivative terms: Twitch, Twitch, Twitch, Twitch, Vellicate



Definition of Vellication

1. Noun. (chiefly medicine obsolete) A spasmodic twitching ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Vellication

1. 1. The act of twitching, or of causing to twitch. 2. A local twitching, or convulsive motion, of a muscular fibre, especially of the face. Origin: L. Vellicatio. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vellication

veliger
veligers
velikite
velitation
velitations
velites
vell
velleities
velleity
vellet
vellets
vellicate
vellicated
vellicates
vellicating
vellication (current term)
vellicative
vellie
vellies
vellon
vellons
vells
vellum
vellumlike
vellums
vellumy
vellus
vellus hair
vellus hairs

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