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grimace

Neurology A humorless facial 'mask' typically seen in Pts with catatonia. See Amimia.
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The babies who were warmed stopped crying and grimacing earlier than babies in the other groups.
In response to treatment, patients reported marked improvement in and relief from the grimacing and speech difficulty associated with Speaker's Cramp.
The former EastEnders actor was clearly happy to pose for pictures after leaving fashionable London nightclub Chinawhite, giving snappers the finger and grimacing in his own inimitable style
Breastfeeding virtually eliminated crying and grimacing in infants who were breastfed while undergoing a painful procedure, according to a study published in the April issue of Pediatrics.
She appeared to be grimacing in pain as she sat in the wheelchair.
In a frame-by-frame analysis of videotaped fear grimaces made by 19 free-ranging rhesus monkeys, Hauser found that a large majority of the animals moved the left side Of the mouth first and retracted the lips further on the left side while grimacing.
Common motor tics include rapid eye blinking, head jerking, shoulder shrugging, and facial grimacing.
Bradley left Sunday's game at Arizona after popping up in the top of the ninth inning, grimacing and grabbing his right hand with his left.
A smaller, untitled panel eschewed identifiable characters in favor of a grimacing white ghost lost in a toxic yellow landscape.
HERE'S A POP QUIZ: WHO HAS TO BE able to lift 100 pounds, sometimes repeatedly, doing it beautifully, gracefully, and musically, with perfect form--and no grimacing allowed?
The photo of Loan aiming a pistol at the grimacing prisoner's head moments before he pulled the trigger on February 1, 1968, became a haunting image of the war.
At icy Balmoral, 13-year-old Harry was left red-cheeked and grimacing as he went to church in a blizzard with brother William and father Prince Charles.