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the process of winking or blinking rapidly, as in certain birds or animals or as the result of a tic in humans.See also: Eyes
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|Noun||1.||nictation - a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly|
inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex - an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
palpebration - repeated blinking or winking (especially if uncontrolled and persistent)