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fasciculation

Pronunciation: fa-sik'yu-la'shun

Definition:

  1. An arrangement in the form of fasciculi.
  2. Involuntary contractions, or twitchings, of groups (fasciculi) of muscle fibers, a coarser form of muscular contraction than fibrillation.

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