HyperDic: fibrillation

English > 2 senses of the word fibrillation:
NOUNstatefibrillationmuscular twitching involving individual muscle fibers acting without coordination
actfibrillationact or process of forming fibrils
fibrillation > pronunciation
Soundsfih.brihley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > fibrillation: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningmuscular twitching involving individual muscle fibers acting without coordination.
Narroweratrial fibrillationfibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart
ventricular fibrillationfibrillation of heart muscles resulting in interference with rhythmic contractions of the ventricles and possibly leading to cardiac arrest
Broadertwitch, twitching, vellicationA sudden muscle spasm
Spanishfibrilación
Catalanfibril·lació
Verbsfibrillatemake fine, irregular, rapid twitching / twitching movements
English > fibrillation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAct or process of forming fibrils.
Broaderbranching, ramification, fork, forkingThe act of branching out or dividing into branches
Catalanfibril·lació

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