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goose bumps

or goose·bumps (go͞os′bŭmps)
pl.n.
Momentary roughness of the skin caused by erection of the papillae in response to cold or to a strong emotion, such as fear or awe. Also called goose flesh, goose pimples.

goose′ bumps`


n.pl.
a bristling of the hair on the skin, as from cold or fear; horripilation. Also called goose flesh, goose pimples.
[1930–35; Amer.]
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gt; Increased sweating and piloerection (goose bumps).
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The medical history of patient indicated that one month before the admission to our hospital, the patient had experienced confusion, hallucinations, hypersalivation, pallor, palpitation, sweating, dyspnea, involuntary urination and defecation, muscle fasciculation and piloerection symptoms, 20 minutes after ingestion of approximately 40 mL chlorpyrifos with the intent to commit suicide.
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Furthermore, control animals showed piloerection and prostration whereas these clinical symptoms were mild and only observed in some mice of the [LP.
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AD also can develop gradually after high thoracic or cervical SCI, traditionally presenting as paroxysmal hypertension, headache, facial flushing, piloerection, bradycardia or sometimes tachycardia, and profuse sweating above the level of injury [6].
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