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emprosthotonos

[ ĕm′prŏs-thŏtn-əs ]

n.

A tetanic spasm in which the head and feet are drawn forward and the spine arches backward.

Nearby words

empower, empowerment, empress, empressement, emprise, emprosthotonos, empson, empson, william, empt, emptiness, emption
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