A form of tetanic spasm in which the neck, limbs, and body are held fixed in a straight line.
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Sometimes all the muscles simultaneously become rigid, so that the body assumes a statuesque attitude (orthotonos).Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles