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te·tan·ic

 (tĕ-tăn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or causing tetanus.
2. Of, relating to, or causing tetany.

te·tan′i·cal·ly adv.
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tetanic

(təˈtænɪk)
adj
(Pathology) of, relating to, or producing tetanus or the spasms of tetanus
n
(Pharmacology) a tetanic drug or agent
teˈtanically adv
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te•tan•ic

(təˈtæn ɪk)

also te•tan′i•cal,



adj.
pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by tetanus.
[1720–30; < Latin tetanicus < Greek tetanikós, derivative of tétanos spasm, tetanus]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tetanic - of or relating to or causing tetany
2.tetanic - of or relating to or causing tetanus
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Translations

te·tan·ic

a. tetánico-a, rel. al tétano;
___ antitoxinantitoxina ___;
___ convulsionconvulsión ___;
___ toxoidtoxoide ___.
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References in classic literature ?
I fancy, however, that their strength was rather of the tetanic than the titanic sort.
Tetanic muscle force was evaluated 2 and 4 weeks after the injection, and histological examination was performed to establish the deposition of collagen in the muscle and the number of centronucleated muscle fibers.
To verify if NAC treatment directly improved muscle function, we evaluated ex vivo force-frequency and 2second tetanic force in isolated EDL muscles at 4 months of age using an in vitro setting (Figures 3(c) and 3(d)).
Tetanic stimulation using peripheral nerve stimulators or trans-cutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, both of which correlate well with pain of surgical incision, will allow more objective assessment of sensory block.
The intensity of electrical stimulation was determined on an individual basis by applying tetanic stimulation to the muscle.
It was reported that administering epinephrine during VF could cause myocardial tetanic contraction, which increases oxygen consumption and irritability of the myocardium.
To evaluate the putative role of contractile proteins in the increase of force, we performed tetanic contractions, which evoke maximal activation of contractile proteins.
Isometric tetanic force measurement method of the tibialis anterior in the rat.
Tetanic responses of electrically stimulated paralyzed muscle at varying interpulse intervals.
Phosphofructokinase activity and acidosis during short-term tetanic contractions.