used to describe the aimless grasping and plucking at clothing or bedding by a person suffering from dementia, delirium, extreme exhaustion or high fever.

FLOCCILLATION: "Floccillation sees a person pick at clothing and bedding."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FLOCCILLATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/floccillation/ (accessed October 22, 2021).