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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: tetanic (0.00787 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to tetanic.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: tetanic tetanic adj 1: of or relating to or causing tetany 2: of or relating to or causing tetanus
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tetanic Tetanic \Te*tan"ic\, a. [Cf. L. tetanicus suffering from tetanus, Gr. ?, F. t['e]tanique.] 1. (Physiol.) Of or pertaining to tetanus; having the character of tetanus; as, a tetanic state; tetanic contraction. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol. & Med.) Producing, or tending to produce, tetanus, or tonic contraction of the muscles; as, a tetanic remedy. See Tetanic, n. [1913 Webster] Tetanic \Te*tan"ic\, n. (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. [1913 Webster]

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