Tetanus

2 Definitions of Tetanus

The meaning of the word tetanus, the definition of Tetanus:

n. - That condition of a muscle in which it is in a state of continued vibratory contraction, as when stimulated by a series of induction shocks.

n. - A painful and usually fatal disease, resulting generally from a wound, and having as its principal symptom persistent spasm of the voluntary muscles. When the muscles of the lower jaw are affected, it is called locked-jaw, or lickjaw, and it takes various names from the various incurvations of the body resulting from the spasm.


The word "tetanus" uses 7 letters: A E N S T T U

Direct anagrams of tetanus:

attunes nutates tautens unstate

Words formed by adding one letter before or after tetanus, or to tetanus in any order:

d - unstated untasted   g - gauntest   m - nutmeats   r - taunters   s - tautness unstates  

Shorter words found within tetanus:

ae an ane anes ant ante antes ants anus as astute at ate ates att attune aunt aunts east eat eats eau en ens es et eta etas etna etnas na nae nates ne neat neats nest net nets nett netts nu nus nut nutate nuts sae sane sat sate sau saute sea seat sen sent set seta sett stane stat state statue stent stet stun stunt sue suet sun sutta ta tae tan tans tas taste tat tate tates tats tatu tau taunt taunts taus taut tauten tauts te tea teas teat teats ten tens tent tents test testa tet tets tun tuna tunas tune tunes tuns tut tuts tutsan un uns unseat unset us use usnea ut uta utas uts

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