adjective Date: 1939 of, relating to, or derived from tetanus

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  • tetanal — tet·a·nal tet ən əl adj of, relating to, or derived from tetanus <tetanal toxin> …   Medical dictionary

  • tetanal — ˈtetənəl sometimes tnəl adjective Etymology: tetan + al : relating to or derived from tetanus tetanal antitoxin …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetanal — See tetanus. * * * …   Universalium

  • tetanal — adjective Of, or relating to, tetanus …   Wiktionary

  • tetanal — tet·a·nal …   English syllables

  • tetanal toxin — noun see tetanus toxin …   Useful english 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

  • tetanus toxin — noun or tetanal toxin : a crystalline unstable neurotoxin produced by the tetanus bacillus and held to be the cause of the tetanic convulsions of tetanus called also tetanospasmin …   Useful english dictionary

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