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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: tetanus(0.01293 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to tetanus.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
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)
Tetanus \Tet"a*nus\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? stretched, ? to
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
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.