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  1. pilomotor reflex, gooseflesh, goose bump, goosebump, goose pimple, goose skin, horripilationnoun

    reflex erection of hairs of the skin in response to cold or emotional stress or skin irritation

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  1. gooseflesh

    Goose bumps, goosebumps or goose-pimples are the bumps on a person's skin at the base of body hairs which may involuntarily develop when a person is tickled, cold or experiencing strong emotions such as fear, euphoria or sexual arousal.The formation of goose bumps in humans under stress is considered to be a vestigial reflex. Its function in other apes is to raise the body's hair, and would have made human ancestors appear larger to scare off predators or to increase the amount of air trapped in the fur to make it more insulating. The reflex of producing goose bumps is known as piloerection or the pilomotor reflex, or, more traditionally, horripilation. It occurs in many mammals; a prominent example is porcupines, which raise their quills when threatened, or sea otters when they encounter sharks or other predators.

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  1. gooseflesh

    Gooseflesh is a state where the skin, especially on a human's body, has a rough appearance with tiny bumps, typically caused by cold, fear, or excitement. This term is used because the condition resembles the skin of a plucked goose. It is also often referred to as goosebumps or goose pimples.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gooseflesh in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gooseflesh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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