- tetanus toxin,
- tetanus toxoid,
- tetanus toxoids vaccine,
- tetanus vaccine,
- tetanus-diphtheria toxoids vaccine,
Origin of tetany
Examples from the Web for tetany
Convulsions, laryngismus stridulus, tetany, or carpopedal spasm are all frequently met with.
When tetany follows operations for goitre it is due to the removal of these glands.
Trousseau's sign is the production of tetany by applying firm and prolonged pressure to the brachial nerve in the upper arm.
Gerhardt looks upon rachitis as one of the causes of tetany.
Word Origin for tetany
1890, from French tétanie "intermitent tetanus," from Modern Latin tetania (see tetanus).