tetanically
adverb see tetanic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tetanically — See tetanic. * * * …   Universalium

  • tetanically — adv. with reference to tetany (prolonged muscle spasms caused by a low level of calcium in the blood) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tetanically — te·tan·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • tetanically — adverb see tetanic * * * tetanˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑tetanus …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetanic — tetanically, adv. /teuh tan ik/, adj. 1. Pathol. pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by tetanus. 2. Med. noting a medicine or poison that can cause tetanic spasms of the muscles. Cf. tetany. Also, tetanical. [1720 30; < L tetanicus… …   Universalium

  • tetanic — adjective Date: circa 1727 of, relating to, being, or tending to produce tetany or tetanus • tetanically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tetanic — [tɪ tanɪk] adjective relating to or characteristic of tetanus. Derivatives tetanically adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • tetanic — adj. of or such as occurs in tetanus. Derivatives: tetanically adv. Etymology: L tetanicus f. Gk tetanikos (as TETANUS) …   Useful english dictionary

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