Traducción de tic en Español:


tic, n.

Pronunciación /tɪk//tɪk/


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    tic masculino
    • Most facial tics or twitching are ‘idiopathic, ‘a term that means that no one knows what causes them.’
    • Most children with tics can lead normal lives, and the tics themselves usually slow down in teenage years.
    • The prolonged use of major tranquillizers can produce movement disorders, including tremors, tics, and smacking of the lips.
    • Patients may be unaware of vocal tics, but family members may find the incessant noises grating.
    • With great effort and concentration, people with Tourette syndrome can sometimes suppress their tics, or at least postpone them until they can be expressed in a more convenient time and place.
    • Provide a quiet place for student when tics are severe.
    • Most physicians have heard of the (occasionally obscene) speech tics that can occur with Tourette's syndrome, but many other tics are more common.
    • In contrast, complex motor tics usually involve more muscle groups.
    • Other children get stomach aches, headaches, heart palpitations or muscle tics.
    • Dr Johnson was overweight and suffered from chronic bronchitis, gout and dropsy, as well as nervous tics and compulsive gesticulations.
    • Studies show that it is more effective in reducing motor tics than reducing vocal tics.
    • Why do some of these tics of the diaphragm last so long?
    • This is exemplified by the case of a patient who had a facial tic and eczema around the mouth.
    • David Arrow plays Hardy as an utterly convincing mass of tics and twitches; his portrayal suggests a man who can't get comfortable in his own skin.
    • In many patients there appears to be a genetic predisposition to the illness because other family members also may have tics, he says.
    • Right now a spasmodic tic in his leg at the wrong time could get him killed.
    • He added that pain, particularly in the shoulders, arms and eyes, is associated with tics, either from the tics themselves or efforts to suppress them.
    • Night terrors or persistent recurring bad dreams, physiological illnesses, or persistent tics may warrant professional intervention.
    • Others discovered that after months or years of treatment they developed uncontrollable muscle twitches or tics that were often irreversible, even after stopping the drugs.
    • The psychiatrist wants to try an anti-psychotic medicine used to treat tics.