clonicity
noun see clonus

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • clonicity — noun see clonic * * * clonicity / nisˈ/ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑clonus …   Useful english dictionary

  • clonicity — See clonic. * * * …   Universalium

  • clonicity — The state of being clonic. * * * clo·nic·i·ty (klo nisґĭ te) the condition of being clonic …   Medical dictionary

  • clonicity — n. trembling, series of muscle spasms (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clonicity — clo·nic·i·ty …   English syllables

  • clonic — clonicity /kloh nis i tee, klo /, n. clonism /kloh niz euhm/, n. /klon ik, kloh nik/, adj. Pathol. of or relating to clonus. [1840 50; CLON(US) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • clonus — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek klonos agitation more at hold Date: 1817 a rapid succession of alternating contractions and partial relaxations of a muscle occurring in some nervous diseases • clonic adjective • clonicity noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clonus — /ˈkloʊnəs/ (say klohnuhs) noun a rapid succession of contraction and relaxation of a group of muscles usually signifying an affection of the brain or spinal cord. {New Latin, from Greek klonos commotion, turmoil} –clonic /ˈklɒnɪk/ (say klonik),… …   Australian English dictionary

  • clonic —   a. irregularly spasmodic.    ♦ clonicity, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • clonic — [klän′ik] adj. of or pertaining to clonus clonicity [klō nis′i tē] n …   English World dictionary

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