tetanic

adjective te·tan·ic \ te-ˈta-nik \

Definition of tetanic

: of, relating to, being, or tending to produce tetany or tetanus

tetanically

play \te-ˈta-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of tetanic

circa 1727

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tetanic

adjective te·tan·ic \ te-ˈtan-ik \

medical Definition of tetanic

: of, relating to, being, or tending to produce tetany or tetanus
  • a tetanic condition
  • tetanic contractions

tetanically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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