is the rapid movement of a muscle tissue, resulting in rapid limb movement. An example of myoclonus is during a sleep pattern where the leg kicks out, this is nocturnal myoclonus.

MYOCLONUS: "An example of myoclonus is where an individual jerks their limbs during their sleeping patterns, otherwise a rapid movement of muscular tissue."
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