catatonic rigidity

n.

Rigidity associated with catatonic psychotic states in which muscles exhibit flexibilitas cerea.

Nearby words

  1. corticotropin,
  2. corticotropin releasing factor,
  3. corticotropin-releasing hormone,
  4. cortin,
  5. cortina,
  6. cortisone,
  7. cortland,
  8. cortona,
  9. cortot,
  10. cortázar


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