tetanic


tetanic

adjective

  1. Pathology. pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by tetanus.
  2. Medicine/Medical. noting a medicine or poison that can cause tetanic spasms of the muscles.Compare tetany.

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or producing tetanus or the spasms of tetanus

noun

  1. a tetanic drug or agent

adj.

  1. Of or causing tetanus or tetany.
  2. Marked by sustained muscular contractions.

n.

  1. An agent that in poisonous doses produces tonic muscular spasm.

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