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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: tetanus (0.00957 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to tetanus.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: tetanus kekejangan otot
English → English (WordNet) Definition: tetanus tetanus n 1: an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may occur during the late stages [syn: lockjaw] 2: a sustained muscular contraction resulting from a rapid series of nerve impulses
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tetanus Tetanus \Tet"a*nus\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? stretched, ? to stretch.] 1. (Med.) A painful and usually fatal disease, resulting generally from a wound, and having as its principal symptom persistent spasm of the voluntary muscles. When the muscles of the lower jaw are affected, it is called locked-jaw, or lickjaw, and it takes various names from the various incurvations of the body resulting from the spasm. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol.) That condition of a muscle in which it is in a state of continued vibratory contraction, as when stimulated by a series of induction shocks. [1913 Webster]


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