tetanization


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tetanization

 [tet″ah-nĭ-za´shun]
the act of tetanizing a muscle.

tet·a·ni·za·tion

(tet'ă-ni-zā'shŭn),
1. The act of tetanizing the muscles.
2. A condition of tetaniform spasm.

tet·a·ni·za·tion

(tet'ă-nī-zā'shŭn)
1. The act of tetanizing the muscles.
2. A condition of tetaniform spasm.
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Fanon calls these "affective erethism" (41, 130) and "affective tetanization" (92).
It is in the context of this intercorporeal affective drama that we should understand "affective erethism" and "affective tetanization." If tetanization is convulsive spasming brought on by infection with pathogenic bacteria, then affective tetanization is an infection of racializing affects that overtake one's own bodily motility, an infection or possession through affective means that undoes the body's own expressive and communicative capacities.
Other projects that could see use in the next five to 10 years are the active denial system and advances in muscle tetanization, said Heal.
Muscle tetanization uses electric impulses to render a subject immobile.
Reymann, "The effect of dopaminergic [D.sub.1] receptor blockade during tetanization on the expression of long-term potentiation in the rat CA1 region in vitro," Neuroscience Letters, vol.
Remarkably, our results show that prior to tetanization the I/O curve recorded in the BLA was significantly (P < 0.