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A tremor caused by consecutive contractions of separate muscular fibrillae rather than of a muscle or muscles.
See also: tremor
a continuous repetitive twitching of skeletal muscle, usually palpable and visible. The diseases characterized by tremor only, the tremor syndromes, may be caused by degenerative disease of the nervous system, e.g. hypomyelinogenesis, and by many toxins, especially plant ones. Tremor is also a sign in many other diseases of the nervous system.
rhythmic, oscillatory, involuntary movements of the limbs.
that involving large groups of muscle fibers contracting slowly.
congenital tremor syndrome of piglets
see avian encephalomyelitis.
rapidly alternating contraction of small bundles of muscle fibers.
one in which the vibrations are rapid.
one occurring when voluntary movement is attempted. See also volitional tremor (below).
tremor occurring in a relaxed and supported limb.
see shaker dogs. Called also white dog shaker syndrome.
trembling of the entire body during voluntary effort.