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tetanic

 [tĕ-tan´ik]
pertaining to tetanus.

te·tan·ic

(te-tan'ik), Avoid the mispronunciation tet'anic.
Relating to or marked by a sustained muscular contraction, as in tetanus.
[G. tetanikos]

tetanic

(tĕ-tăn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or causing tetanus.
2. Of, relating to, or causing tetany.

te·tan′i·cal·ly adv.

te·tan·ic

(te-tan'ik)
1. Relating to or marked by a sustained muscular contraction, as in tetanus.
2. An agent (e.g., strychnine) that in poisonous doses produces tonic muscular spasm.
[G. tetanikos]

te·tan·ic

(te-tan'ik)
Relating to or marked by sustained muscular contraction, as in tetanus.
[G. tetanikos]
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The mean baseline values were different between MVC torque and electrically evoked tetanic torques as well as between tetanic torques evoked by high and low stimulation frequencies (p < 0.001 for both).
Tetanic stimulation in stratum radiatum induced LTP in three groups at 25 [micro]A stimulus intensity (Fig.
Long-term potentiation (LTP) is a prolonged increase in synaptic responses that can be induced in certain neural pathways by a brief tetanic stimulation (8).
(a) To evaluate tetanic transients, two trains of high-frequency stimulation (60 Hz for 2 s) were delivered with a recovery time of 5 min between trains.
The predicted blood remifentanil concentration was started at 2.0 ng/ml and increased by 0.3 ng/ml every 30 s until no purposeful movement was observed after a tetanic stimulus (50 Hz, 80 mA, 0.25 ms pulses for 4 s), which was applied to the wrist using a peripheral nerve stimulator.
Our pilot experiments have shown that peak tetanic force of SOL decreases by less than 5% during such incubation (unpublished observation).
The torque generated by tetanic isometric contractions of the ankle dorsiflexor muscles was measured every 10[degrees] of ankle position between 120[degrees] and 40[degrees] of ankle's range of motion (0[degrees] the foot aligned with tibia).
Their contractile parameters were recorded by iWorx advanced animal/human physiology data acquisition unit (AHK/214), including maximum isometric twitch tension, time to peak twitch tension, time taken to relax to 50% of the peak twitch tension, maximum fused tetanic tension, maximum fused tetanic tension after the fatigue protocol and tetanic tension after 5 minutes of rest period following the fatigue protocol.
Sugammadex 20 mg was titrated and within two minutes, normal double-burst stimulation and sus-tained tetanic responses were noted.
Kinetic changes in tetanic Ca2+ transients in enzymatically dissociated muscle fibres under repetitive stimulation.