tetanic

adjective
te·tan·ic | \te-ˈta-nik \

Definition of tetanic 

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

Other Words from tetanic

tetanically \te-ˈta-ni-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of tetanic

circa 1727, in the meaning defined above

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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

Other Words from tetanic

tetanically \-i-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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