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- n. tonic spasm; any disease characterized by tonic spasms, such as tetanus or trismus
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Tonic spasm; -- applied generically to denote any disease characterized by tonic spasms, as tetanus, trismus, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as entasis, 2.
From Ancient Greek. See entasis. (Wiktionary)