Tetanic

• (n.) A substance (notably nux vomica, strychnine, and brucine) which, either as a remedy or a poison, acts primarily on the spinal cord, and which, when taken in comparatively large quantity, produces tetanic spasms or convulsions. • (a.) Of or pertaining to tetanus; having the character of tetanus; as, a tetanic state; tetanic contract...
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tetanic

(tә-tan´ik) pertaining to tetanus.
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tetanic

1. <physiology> Of or pertaining to tetanus; having the character of tetanus; as, a tetanic state; tetanic contraction. 'This condition of muscle, this fusion of a number of simple spasms into an apparently smooth, continuous effort, is known as tetanus, or tetanic contraction.' (Foster) ... 2. <medicine> Producing, or tending to produc...
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tetanic

adjective of or relating to or causing tetanus
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Tetanic

Te·tan'ic adjective [ Confer Latin tetanicus suffering from tetanus, Greek ..., French tétanique .] 1. (Physiol.) Of or pertaining to tetanus; having the character of tetanus; as, a tetanic state; tetanic contraction. « This condition of muscle, this ...
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Tetanic

Te·tan'ic noun (Physiol. & Med.) A substance (notably nux vomica, strychnine, and brucine) which, either as a remedy or a poison, acts primarily on the spinal cord, and which, when taken in comparatively large quantity, produces tetanic spasms or convulsions.
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tetanic

Pertaining to tetanus, characterized by tonic muscle spasm.
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tetanic

tetanic 1. Relating to tetanus or to the sustained contraction of the muscles that is characteristic of tetanus. 2. Capable of producing muscle spasms; such as, those seen in tetanus.
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tetanic

Type: Term Pronunciation: te-tan′ik Definitions: 1. Relating to or marked by a sustained muscular contraction, as in tetanus.
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