clonism


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clo·nus

 (klō′nəs)
n. pl. clo·nus·es
An abnormality in neuromuscular activity characterized by rapidly alternating muscular contraction and relaxation.

[New Latin, from Greek klonos, turmoil.]

clon′ic (klŏn′ĭk, klō′nĭk) adj.
clo·nic′i·ty (klō-nĭs′ĭ-tē, klŏ-), clo′nism (klō′nĭz′əm, klŏn′ĭz′əm) n.

clonism

(ˈkləʊnɪzəm)
n
a series of clonic spasms

clonism

a state or condition in which the muscles undergo clonus, or rapid flexion and extension. — clonic, adj.
See also: Body, Human
a state or condition in which the muscles undergo clonus, or rapid flexion and extension. — clonic, adj.
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