opisthotonic


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opisthotonic

(əˌpɪsθəˈtɒnɪk)
adj
of or relating to opisthotonos
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Dystonic episodes may primarily affect the limbs on one side, causing hemidystonia, or affect the trunk, causing opisthotonic posturing.
Tissue samples from patients with CAD were collected from infiltrated plaques in opisthotonic sites located at sun-exposed areas.
In "The Barn," Neilson gracefully mixes in unusual vocabulary, with a nod to his medical background as a family physician -- "idioglossing," "opisthotonic," "violaceous," "rolandic" -- aiding his intent by offering a different way of looking at the familiar.