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the action of grasping at imaginary objects or plucking at one's bed linen, a characteristic of people affected by delirium
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the motions of delirious or senile patients, especially motions of searching for and grasping at imaginary objects, plucking at bedclothes, etc. Also called floccilation.See also: Disease and Illness
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