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Meaning of VELLICATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
 

VELLICATION is a 11 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: twitch, twitching
 
 See Also: blepharism, cramp, fasciculation, fibrillation, muscle spasm, spasm, tic

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vel`li*ca"tion\, [L. vellicatio.]
1. The act of twitching, or of causing to twitch.

2. (Med.) A local twitching, or convulsive motion, of a
   muscular fiber, especially of the face.

 

 

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