vellication


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vellication \Vel`li*ca"tion\, [L. vellicatio.]
   1. The act of twitching, or of causing to twitch.
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   2. (Med.) A local twitching, or convulsive motion, of a
      muscular fiber, especially of the face.
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