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shiver

 [shiv´er]
1. a slight tremor.
2. to tremble slightly, as from cold.

shiv·er

(shiv'ĕr),
1. To shake or tremble, especially from cold.
2. A tremor; a slight chill.

shiver

(shĭv′ĕr) [ME. chiveren]
1. Involuntary increased muscle activity in response to fear, onset of fever, or exposure to cold. The activity leads to increased heat production.
2. To tremble or shake.

shiver

involuntary shaking of the body, as with cold. It is caused by contraction or twitching of the muscles, and is a physiological method of heat production in all animals.
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The initial myelination data in the shiverer mouse was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (Cummings, et al.
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Keirstead's lab in which the oligodendroglial progenitors were implanted into the spinal cord of Shiverer mice, a mutant mouse that is deficient in myelin basic protein and hence lacks normal neuronal myelination.