twitching

Definitions of twitching
  1. noun
    a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
    synonyms: twitch, vellication
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    tic
    a local and habitual twitching especially in the face
    blepharism
    condition in which a person blinks continuously
    fibrillation
    muscular twitching involving individual muscle fibers acting without coordination
    fasciculation
    muscular twitching of contiguous groups of muscle fibers
    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:
    cramp, muscle spasm, spasm
    a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
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