trachelism

trachelism

 [tra´kĕ-lizm]
spasm of the neck muscles; spasmodic reaction of the head in epilepsy.
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trach·e·lism

, trachelismus (trak'ĕ-lizm, -liz'mŭs),
A bending backward of the neck, such as sometimes ushers in an epileptic attack.
[G. trachēlismos, a seizing by the throat]
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trach·e·lism

, trachelismus (trāk'ĕ-lizm, -liz'mŭs)
A bending backward of the neck, which sometimes ushers in an epileptic attack.
[G. trachēlismos, a seizing by the throat]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

trach·e·lism

, trachelismus (trāk'ĕ-lizm, -liz'mŭs)
Bending the neck backward, such as sometimes ushers in an epileptic attack.
[G. trachēlismos, a seizing by the throat]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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