tetanize

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verb tet·a·nize \ˈte-tə-ˌnīz\

Definition of tetanize

tetanized

;

tetanizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to induce tetanus in tetanize a muscle

tetanization

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

1849

First Known Use of tetanize

1849


Medical Dictionary

tetanize

transitive verb tet·a·nize
variants: also British

tetanise

\ˈtet-ən-ˌīz\play

Medical Definition of tetanize

tetanized

also British

tetanised

;

tetanizing

also British

tetanising

  1. :  to induce tetanus in tetanize a muscle

tetanization

also British

tetanisation

\ˌtet-ən-ə-ˈzā-shən, ˌtet-nə-\play noun

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