myoclonus Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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myoclonusnoun [U]

uk   /ˌmaɪ.əˈkləʊ.nəs/  us   /maɪˈɑː.klə.nəs/ specialized
suddenshortmovements of a ​muscle or ​group of ​muscles that you cannot ​control: myoclonus ​epilepsy Opioids ​occasionallycause myoclonus, ​seizures, and ​hallucinations.
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