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Meaning of TIC

Pronunciation:  tik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a local and habitual twitching especially in the face
 

TIC is a 3 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: twitch, twitching, vellication

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tic\, n. [F.] (Med.)
A local and habitual convulsive motion of certain muscles;
especially, such a motion of some of the muscles of the face;
twitching; velication; -- called also {spasmodic tic}.
--Dunglison.

{Tic douloureux}. [F., fr. tic a knack, a twitching +
   douloureux painful.] (Med.) Neuralgia in the face; face
   ague. See under {Face}.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: An involuntary muscular contraction; a twitch or movement.
 

 

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