horripilation definition

  • noun:
    • The bristling associated with the human anatomy tresses, as from anxiety or cool; goose bumps.
    • a proper or fancied bristling of this tresses of mind or body, resulting from condition, terror, chilliness, etc.
    • a proper or fancied bristling associated with the tresses of the head or human body, resulting from disease, horror, chilliness, etc.
    • A contraction regarding the cutaneous muscle tissue, creating the erection for the hairs in addition to condition known as cutis anserina or goose-flesh.
    • reflex erection of hairs of the skin in reaction to cool or mental stress or epidermis discomfort

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