til·mus (tilґməs) [Gr. tilmos a plucking] floccillation.

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  • Tilmus — Til mus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. tilmo s, fr. ti llein to pluck, pull.] (Med.) Floccillation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tilmus — n. (Med.) Floccillation, carphology, picking of the bed clothes …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • floccillation — An aimless plucking at the bedclothes, as if one were picking off threads or tufts of cotton. [Mod. L. flocculus] * * * floc·cil·la·tion .fläk sə lā shən n CARPHOLOGY * * * n. see carphology * * * floc·cil·la·tion (flok″sĭ… …   Medical dictionary

  • Agitation — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Irregular motion. < N PARAG:Agitation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 agitation agitation stir tremor shake ripple jog jolt jar jerk shock succussion trepidation quiver …   English dictionary for students

  • carphology — n. (Med.) Floccillation, tilmus, picking the bed clothes …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • floccillation — n. (Med.) Carphology, tilmus …   New dictionary of synonyms

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