Myokymia



[mahy-uh-kim-ee-uh] /ˌmaɪ əˈkɪm i ə/

noun, Pathology.
1.
twitching of individual segments of a muscle.

myokymia my·o·ky·mi·a (mī’ō-kī’mē-ə, -kĭm’ē-ə)
n.
A benign condition, often familial, characterized by irregular twitching of groups of muscle fibers giving a rippling appearance to the overlying skin. Also called kymatism.

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