Tetanoid Tet"a*noid, a. [Tetanus + -oid.] (Med. & Physiol.) Resembling tetanus. [1913 Webster]

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  • tetanoid — 1. Resembling or of the nature of tetanus. SYN: tetaniform. 2. Resembling tetany. [tetano + G. eidos, resemblance] * * * tet·a·noid tet ən .ȯid adj resembling tetanus or tetany <tetanoid spasms> * * * tet·a·noid (tetґə noid) [tetanus… …   Medical dictionary

  • tetanoid — ˈtetənˌȯid adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tetan + oid : resembling tetanus or tetany tetanoid spasms …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetanoid — te|ta|no|id <zu ↑...oid> svw. ↑tetaniform …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • tetanoid — tet·a·noid …   English syllables

  • tetanoid paraplegia — senile p …   Medical dictionary

  • eidetic image —    Also referred to as eidetic imagery, eidetic phenomenon, mental imagery, imagery, and photographic memory. The adjective eidetic comes from the Greek noun eidos, which means appearance or idea. The term eidetic image was introduced in or… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • tetaniform — SYN: tetanoid (1). * * * te·tan·i·form (tə tanґĭ form) [tetanus + form] like or resembling tetanus or tetany; tetanoid …   Medical dictionary

  • tetanus — tetanal, adj. tetanoid, adj. /tet n euhs/, n. 1. Pathol. an infectious, often fatal disease caused by a specific bacterium that enters the body through wounds and characterized by respiratory paralysis and tonic spasms and rigidity of the… …   Universalium

  • laudanine — An isoquinoline alkaloid derived from the mother liquor of morphine; it causes tetanoid convulsions, with action similar to that of strychnine. * * * lau·da·nine lȯd ən .ēn n a poisonous crystalline optically inactive alkaloid C20H25NO4 obtained …   Medical dictionary

  • senile paraplegia — spastic paraplegia in the elderly, usually caused by transverse lesions of the spinal cord or by anterolateral sclerosis. Called also tetanoid p …   Medical dictionary

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