kymatism

kymatism

 [ki´mah-tizm]
myokymia; quivering of muscles.
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my·o·ky·mi·a

(mī'ō-kī'mē-ă)
Continuous involuntary quivering or rippling of muscles at rest, caused by spontaneous, repetitive firing of groups of motor unit potentials.
Synonym(s): kymatism, Morvan chorea.
[myo- + G. kyma, wave]
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