manifest tetany


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man·i·fest tet·a·ny

tetany from any cause in which neuromuscular hyperexcitability is clearly evident, as opposed to latent tetany.
Synonym(s): symptomatic tetany

manifest tetany

Tetany in which the characteristic symptoms such as carpopedal spasm, laryngospasm, and convulsions are present; the opposite of latent tetany.
See also: tetany
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