clonic phase

clonic phase

the phase during epileptic seizure, characterized by convulsive, jerking movements
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After 10-20 sec the tonic phase of the seizure typically evolves into the clonic phase produced by the superimposition of periods of muscle relaxation (<1 mt) on the tonic muscle contraction.
2 [micro]mol) had no effects on tonic and clonic phases as well as mortality upon seizures induced by PTZ (90 mg/kg body wt.
2 [micro]mol) had no effects on tonic and clonic phases as well as mortality upon seizures induced by PTZ, however an increment, but not statistically significant, in GTCS threshold was observed (Tables 1-5).