fibrillation

Primary Meanings of fibrillation

1.
n
muscular twitching involving individual muscle fibers acting without coordination
2.
n
act or process of forming fibrils
Full Definitions of fibrillation
1

n muscular twitching involving individual muscle fibers acting without coordination

Types:
atrial fibrillation
fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart
ventricular fibrillation
fibrillation of heart muscles resulting in interference with rhythmic contractions of the ventricles and possibly leading to cardiac arrest
Type of:
twitch, twitching, vellication
a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
2

n act or process of forming fibrils

Type of:
branching, fork, forking, ramification
the act of branching out or dividing into branches

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