tetanode

[ tĕtn-ōd′ ]

n.

The quiet interval between the recurrent tonic spasms in tetanus.

Nearby words

  1. tetaniform,
  2. tetanigenous,
  3. tetanism,
  4. tetanize,
  5. tetano-,
  6. tetanoid,
  7. tetanospasmin,
  8. tetanus,
  9. tetanus and gas gangrene antitoxin,
  10. tetanus antitoxin


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