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Engelsk navneord: tetanus

1. tetanus (om tilstand) an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may occur during the late stages

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lockjaw

Mindre specifikke termerinfection

2. tetanus (om handling) a sustained muscular contraction resulting from a rapid series of nerve impulses

Mindre specifikke termercontraction, muscle contraction, muscular contraction

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