Hor*rip`i*la"tion (?), n. [L. horripilatio, fr. horripilare to bristle; horrere to bristle + pilus the hair: cf. F. horripilation.] Med.

A real or fancied bristling of the hair of the head or body, resulting from disease, terror, chilliness, etc.

 

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