habit tic


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hab·it tic

a habitual repetition of some grimace, shrug of the shoulder, twisting or jerking of the head, or the like.

habit tic

Etymology: L, habitus, condition; Fr, tic
a brief recurrent movement of a muscle group, such as a blink, grimace, or sudden head turning, that is of psychogenic rather than organic origin.

habit tic

Habitual repetition of a grimace or muscular action.
See also: tic

hab·it tic

(habit tik)
Habitual repetition of some grimace, shrug of the shoulder, twisting or jerking of the head, or the like.