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tr.v. tet·a·nized, tet·a·niz·ing, tet·a·niz·es
To affect with tetanic convulsions; produce or induce tetanus in.

tet′a·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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In case of non-availability of Power-Lab, Kymograph may be used to understand mechanisms like muscle fatigue, tetanization etc.
In this work, the increase of p70S6K phosphorylation observed in neurons during the LTP induction (tetanization) was blocked by brief exposures to mTOR pathway inhibitors only before induction, but not afterward, when LTP was already established.
Effect of prenatal protein malnutrition on long-term potenciation and BDNF protein expression in the rat entorhinal cortex after neocortical and hippocampal tetanization. Neural Plasticity, vol.
He characterizes these as "affective erethism" (41, 130), "affective tetanization" (92), and "affective ankylosis" (101).
Effects of [GABA.sub.A] inhibition on the expression of long-term potentiation in CA1 pyramidal cells are dependent on tetanization parameters.
It is a tetanization of conscience, a rigidity of mind analogous to that of Rosa Coldfield, or to that of the innocent Benjy and of all the "innocents" in Faulkner.