noun, plural tris·mus·es.Pathology.
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OTHER WORDS FROM trismustrismic, adjective
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The symptoms of poisoning by this species are spasms, similar to those of trismus, and agonizing general pains.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
Trismus, tris′mus, n. tetanic spasm of the muscles of mastication, lockjaw.
For traumatic trismus, use the B D current, of vigorous force.A Newly Discovered System of Electrical Medication|Daniel Clark
The doctor goes into an explanation, which lasts a quarter of an hour, of the trismus, employing the most scientific terms.The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete|Honore de Balzac
In a few cases epileptic attacks and trismus have been observed.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth