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Pronunciation: mi-yu'rus

Definition: Gradually decreasing in thickness, as a mouse's tail; rarely used term denoting certain symptoms in process of cessation, or the heartbeat in certain cases in which it grows feebler and feebler for a while and then strengthens.

[G. mys, mouse, + ouros, tail]

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