tonicoclonic


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ton·i·co·clon·ic

(ton'i-kō-klon'ik),
Both tonic and clonic, referring to repeated muscular contractions.
Synonym(s): tonoclonic

tonicoclonic

/ton·i·co·clon·ic/ (ton″ĭ-ko-klon´ik) both tonic and clonic; said of a spasm or seizure consisting of a convulsive twitching of muscles.

ton·i·co·clon·ic

(ton'i-kō-klon'ik )
Both tonic and clonic, referring to muscular spasms.
Synonym(s): tonoclonic.
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