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tremor

Pronunciation: trem'or, -or

Definition:

  1. Repetitive, often regular, oscillatory movements caused by alternate, or synchronous, but irregular contraction of opposing muscle groups; usually involuntary.
  2. Minute ocular movement occurring during fixation on an object.

[L. a shaking]

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