risus sardonicus

noun
ri·​sus sar·​do·​ni·​cus | \ ˈrī-səs-ˌsär-ˈdän-i-kəs How to pronounce risus sardonicus (audio) , ˈrē- How to pronounce risus sardonicus (audio) \

Medical Definition of risus sardonicus

: a facial expression characterized by raised eyebrows and grinning distortion of the face resulting from spasm of facial muscles especially in tetanus

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