fi|bril|la|tion


fi|bril|la|tion
fi|bril|la|tion «FY bruh LAY shuhn», noun.
1. Medicine. a shivering or tremor in a muscle or nerve, especially a condition of the heart characterized by independent and irregular action of the muscle fibers.
2. a) the act or process of forming fibrils or fibers. b) the condition of being fibrillated.

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