A fasciculation fəˌsɪkjʉˈleɪʃən, or "muscle twitch", is a small, local, involuntary muscle contraction and relaxation which may be visible under the skin or detected in deeper areas by EMG testing. They arise as a result of spontaneous depolarization of a lower motor neuron leading to the s...
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Hyperplastic symptom characterized by a clustering of such plant organs as shoots into such structures as witches' brooms.
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[n] - muscular twitching of contiguous groups of muscle fibers
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Fasciculation: Involuntary contractions or twitchings of groups of muscle fibers. Fasciculations can occur in normal individuals without an associated disease or condition and can also occur as a result of illness, such as muscle cramps, nerve diseases, and metabolism imbalances.
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Tendency of developing neurites to grow along exisiting neurites and hence form bundles or fascicles. Selective fasciculation in developing vertebrate nervous systems is thought to involve the axon-associated cell adhesion molecules L1, F11, contactin, neurofascin and transient axonal glycoprotein T...
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<neurology, physiology> A small local contraction of muscles, visible through the skin, representing a spontaneous discharge of a number of fibres innervated by a single motor nerve filament. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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noun muscular twitching of contiguous groups of muscle fibers
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(fә-sik″u-la´shәn) the formation of fascicles. a small local involuntary muscular contraction visible under the skin, representing spontaneous discharge of a number of fibers innervated by a single motor nerve filament.
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(from the article `muscle disease`) The twitching of muscle fibres controlled by a single motor nerve cell, called fasciculation, may occur in a healthy person, but it usually indicates ...
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a small local contraction of muscles, visible through the skin, representing a spontaneous discharge of a number of fibres innervated by a single motor nerve filament.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: fa-sik′yū-lā′shŭn Definitions: 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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1) Twitch 2) Twitching 3) Vellication
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