tetanize

verb
tet·a·nize | \ˈte-tə-ˌnīz \
tetanized; tetanizing

Definition of tetanize 

transitive verb

: to induce tetanus in tetanize a muscle

Other Words from tetanize

tetanization \ˌte-tə-nə-ˈzā-shən, ˌtet-nə- \ noun

First Known Use of tetanize

1849, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near tetanize

tetanal

tetanic

tetaniform

tetanize

tetanogenic

tetanus

tetany

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tetanize

transitive verb
tet·a·nize
variants: also British tetanise \ˈtet-ᵊn-ˌīz \
tetanized also British tetanised; tetanizing also British tetanising

Medical Definition of tetanize 

: to induce tetanus in tetanize a muscle

Other Words from tetanize

tetanization also British tetanisation \ˌtet-ᵊn-ə-ˈzā-shən, ˌtet-nə- \ noun

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