opisthotonic

adjective

opis·​tho·​ton·​ic ə-ˌpis-thə-ˈtän-ik How to pronounce opisthotonic (audio)
: characteristic of or affected with opisthotonos
an opisthotonic posture

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“Opisthotonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/opisthotonic. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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