vermiculation

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vermiculation (plural vermiculations)

  1. A pattern of irregular wavy lines.
    • 1907, Robert W. Chambers, The Younger Set, Ch.V:
      As a matter of fact its narrow ornate façade presented not a single quiet space that the eyes might rest on after a tiring attempt to follow and codify the arabesques, foliations, and intricate vermiculations of what some disrespectfully dubbed as “near-aissance.”
  2. (medicine, dated) Peristalsis.