TITLE

tic

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2189
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "tic" is presented. It refers to a spasmodic muscular contraction. It most commonly involves the face, mouth, eyes, head, neck, or shoulder muscles. The movement, which appears purposeful, is often repeated. It is involuntary, and can be inhibited for a short time to burst forth with increased severity.
ACCESSION #
21248710

 

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