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Introduction: Tic

Description of Tic

Tic (medical condition): Involuntary muscle twitches...more »

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Tic: A repetitive, mostly involuntary movement.

Tic: a local and habitual twitching especially in the face.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Tic: Disorders characterized by recurrent TICS that may interfere with speech and other activities. Tics are sudden, rapid, nonrhythmic, stereotyped motor movements or vocalizations which may be exacerbated by stress and are generally attenuated during absorbing activities. Tic disorders are distinguished from conditions which feature other types of abnormal movements that may accompany general medical conditions. (From DSM-IV, 1994)
Source: Diseases Database

Tic: Related Topics

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Tic as a Disease

Tic: Another name for Tics (or close medical condition association).
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Tic: Related Diseases

Tic: Tic is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Tic

Some of the causes of Tic are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Tic (Tics)

Some of the symptoms of Tic incude:

  • Tics
  • Twitches
  • Involuntary eye-blinking
  • Involuntary shoulder shrugging
  • Repetitive identical repeated movements

Tic as a Symptom

Tic (symptom): Abnormal body twitch or sudden movement...more »

Tic (symptom): A tic is a type of involuntary movement, usually a small one. Larger involuntary movements are known as spasms, tremor (shaking), or seizures ... more

Tic: See also Tic:
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Tic (symptom): See Tic (symptom information).

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Tic: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Tic:

Terms associated with Tic:

Broader terms for Tic

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Tic

The following list attempts to classify Tic into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • twitch,twitching,vellication
  • cramp,muscle spasm,spasm
  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

Source: WordNet 2.1

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