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  • n. The production or condition of tetanus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The production or condition of tetanus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The production of tetanus; the application of a rapid succession of stimuli to a muscle or a nerve such as would produce tetanic contraction in a muscle.

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Examples

  • To reproduce this stepping movement by appropriately timed repetitions of tetanization of, for instance, a flexion producing afferent of one limb or an extension-producing afferent of the other never succeeds even remotely in exciting the rhythmic stepping.

    Sir Charles Sherrington - Nobel Lecture

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