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Both tonic and clonic, referring to repeated muscular contractions.
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.
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Transient MR signal changes in patients with generalized tonicoclonic
seizure or status epilepticus: periictal diffusion-weighted imaging.
The study consisted of seven men and seven women, 19-44 years old, with partial and apparently generalized tonicoclonic
seizures originating in the temporofrontal lobes and from multifocal regions.
A generalized tonicoclonic
seizure was induced and lasted approximately 30 seconds.