tetanus

What is the definition of tetanus?

Definitions for tetanus

  • noun - a sustained muscular contraction resulting from a rapid series of nerve impulses
  • noun - an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may occur during the late stages
  • Pronounciation of tetanus

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    Synonyms for tetanus

    lockjaw

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    Hypernyms for tetanus

    muscle contraction infection contraction muscular contraction

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    Sounds like tetanus

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