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Meaning of FORMICATION

Pronunciation:  `fowrmi'keyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  hallucinated sensation that insects or snakes are crawling over the skin; a common side-effect of extensive use of cocaine or amphetamines
 

FORMICATION is a 11 letter word that starts with F.

 

 See Also: paraesthesia, paresthesia

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\For`mi*ca"tion\, n. [L. formicatio, fr. formicare
to creep like an ant, to feel as if ants were crawling on
one's self, fr. formica ant: cf. F. formication.] (Med.)
A sensation resembling that made by the creeping of ants on
the skin. --Dunglison.

 

 

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