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orthotonos

 [or-thot´ŏ-nus]
tetanic spasm that fixes the head, body, and limbs in a rigid straight line.
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or·thot·o·nos

, orthotonus (ōr-thot'ŏ-nos, -ŏ-nŭs),
A form of tetanic spasm in which the neck, limbs, and body are held fixed in a straight line.
[ortho- + G. tonos, tension]
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or·thot·o·nos

, orthotonus (ōr-thot'ŏ-nos, -nŭs)
A form of tetanic spasm in which the neck, limbs, and body are held fixed in a straight line.
[ortho- + G. tonos, tension]
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orthotonos

, orthotonus (or-thŏt′ō-nŏs) (-nŭs) [″ + tonos, tension]
Tetanic spasm marked by rigidity of the body in a straight line.
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