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An instrument by means of which tonic spasms are produced by the mechanical irritation of a hammer striking the motor nerve of the muscle affected.
[tetano- + L. motor, a mover]
tetanomotor(tĕt″ăn-ō-mō′tor) [″ + L. motor, a mover]
Appliance for the production of tetanic motor spasms mechanically by electrical stimulation of a nerve.