from The Century Dictionary.
- noun 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Physiol.) The production or condition of tetanus.
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- noun physiology The
productionor conditionof tetanus.
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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.