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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.
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a series of clonic spasms
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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.See also: Disease and Illness
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