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tetanic

 [tĕ-tan´ik]
pertaining to tetanus.
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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]
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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.
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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]
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te·tan·ic

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