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To twitch or contract spasmodically; said especially of fibrillary muscular spasms.
[L. vellico, pp. -atus, to pluck, to twitch, fr. vello, to deprive of hair, pluck]
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vellicateTo twitch spasmodically; fibrillate, spasm, twitch. It is not used in the working medical parlance.
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