from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A twitching, jerky, or convulsive movement.
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- noun (Med.) A starting, twitching, or convulsive motion.
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- noun medicine A
starting, twitching, or convulsive motion.
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Should the disease take an unfavorable turn, the pulse grows more feeble and frequent, the tongue dryer and more cracked, the skin cold and mottled; while hiccup, subsultus, dyspnoea or coma comes on and death closes the scene by claiming its victim.
The symptoms which distinguish Irritative fever are a dry and red tongue; a sharp, small, but frequent pulse; subsultus; restlessness and delirium, which soon give place to signs of debility, with coma and cerebral irritation, sudden exacerbations, unequal and irregular remissions; rapid and important changes are also frequent concomitants of this form of disease.
"Ihtilájnámeh" = Book of palpitations, prognosticating from the subsultus tendinum and other involuntary movements of the body from head to foot; according to Ja'afar the Just, Daniel the Prophet, Alexander the Great; the Sages of Persia and the
There was no _subsultus tendinum_ or any visible alteration in its breathing.
Similar to this in a less degree is the subsultus tendinum, or starting of the tendons, in fevers with debility; these actions of the muscles are too weak to move the limb, but the belly of the acting muscles is seen to swell, and the tendon to be stretched.
_subsultus_ -- that involuntary twitching and cramp in the muscles of the limbs and abdomen which often characterizes this form of the opium malady, by degrees gets lulled as under a charm, and it may not even be necessary to repeat the dose in two and a half hours to remove it so entirely that the patient gets ten or fifteen minutes of refreshing sleep.
“Ihtilájnámeh” = Book of palpitations, prognosticating from the subsultus tendinum and other involuntary movements of the body from head to foot; according to Ja’afar the Just, Daniel the Prophet, Alexander the Great; the Sages of Persia and the Wise
Be so good as to give a cut just there, right across the umbilical region -- there lurks the fellow that for so many years tormented me on my first waking! or -- a stab there, I beseech you, it was the seat and source of that dreaded subsultus which so often threw my Book out of my hand, or drove my pen in a blur over the paper on which I was writing! ...
_subsultus tendinum_, now became gradually weaker and weaker; his hinder parts were fixed in death, and in a minute or two more his head and fore-legs ceased to stir.