tonoclonic


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tonoclonic

 [ton″o-klon´ik]
both tonic and clonic; said of muscular spasms.

ton·i·co·clon·ic

(ton'i-kō-klon'ik),
Both tonic and clonic, referring to repeated muscular contractions.
Synonym(s): tonoclonic

tonoclonic

/tono·clon·ic/ (ton″o-klon´ik) tonicoclonic.

tonoclonic

[ton′əklon′ik]
Etymology: Gk, tonos, stretching, klonos, tumult
pertaining to muscular spasms that are tonic and then clonic.

ton·i·co·clon·ic

(ton'i-kō-klon'ik )
Both tonic and clonic, referring to muscular spasms.
Synonym(s): tonoclonic.

tonoclonic

both tonic and clonic; said of muscular spasms. See also tonic-clonic seizure.
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27) Strychnine poisoning is unique among epileptogenic plant poisonings because it causes initial CNS stimulation manifested by fasciculations and hyperreflexia followed by severe tonoclonic muscle spasms with opisthotonic posturing without loss of consciousness.