tonoclonic


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tonoclonic

 [ton″o-klon´ik]
both tonic and clonic; said of muscular spasms.
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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
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ton·i·co·clon·ic

(ton'i-kō-klon'ik )
Both tonic and clonic, referring to muscular spasms.
Synonym(s): tonoclonic.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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(27) Strychnine poisoning is unique among epileptogenic plant poisonings because it causes initial CNS stimulation manifested by fasciculations and hyperreflexia followed by severe tonoclonic muscle spasms with opisthotonic posturing without loss of consciousness.