FIBRILLATION

small and involuntary contraction of muscles from a spontaneous activation of muscle fibres or single muscle cells. It is especially applied to the heart. See arrhythmia.

FIBRILLATION: "Joe suffered from fibrillation of his heart muscle."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FIBRILLATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fibrillation/ (accessed August 8, 2020).
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