horripilation [hô rip′ə lā′s̸hən]
horripilation definition by Webster's New World
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the erection of hair of the head or body, as from fear, disease, or cold; goose flesh
Origin: Late Latin horripilatio: see horripilate
horripilation definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The bristling of the body hair, as from fear or cold; goose bumps.
Origin: Late Latin horripilātiō, horripilātiōn-, from Latin horripilātus, past participle of horripilāre, to bristle with hairs : horrēre, to tremble + pilāre, to grow hair (from pilus, hair).
horripilation - Medical Definition
The bristling of body hair, as from cold; goose bumps.