pandiculation


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pan·dic·u·la·tion

(pan-dik'yū-lā'shŭn),
The act of stretching, as when awaking.
[L. pandiculor, to stretch oneself, fr. pando, to spread out]
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pandiculation

 Stretching & yawning; not important, but useful
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pandiculation

(păn″dĭk-ū-lā′shŭn) [L. pandiculari, to stretch one's self]
Stretching of the limbs and yawning, as on awakening from normal sleep.
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