Translation of tic in Spanish:

tic

Pronunciation: /tɪk/

noun/nombre

  • tic (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • In contrast, complex motor tics usually involve more muscle groups.
    • 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.
    • Other children get stomach aches, headaches, heart palpitations or muscle tics.

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