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tetanus bacillus

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  • tetanus bacillus — n the bacterium of the genus Clostridium (C. tetani) that causes tetanus * * * Clostridium tetani …   Medical dictionary

  • tetanus bacillus — noun see tetanus 1b …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetanus — tetanal, adj. tetanoid, adj. /tet n euhs/, n. 1. Pathol. an infectious, often fatal disease caused by a specific bacterium that enters the body through wounds and characterized by respiratory paralysis and tonic spasms and rigidity of the… …   Universalium

  • Tetanus — An often fatal infectious disease caused by the bacteria Clostridium tetani (C. tetani) which usually enters the body through a puncture, cut, or open wound. Tetanus is characterized by profoundly painful spasms of muscles, including locking of… …   Medical dictionary

  • tetanus immune globulin — noun sterile solution of globulins derived from the blood plasma of a person who has been immunized for tetanus; provides short term immunization against tetanus in cases of possible exposure to the tetanus bacillus • Syn: ↑tetanus immunoglobulin …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetanus immunoglobulin — noun sterile solution of globulins derived from the blood plasma of a person who has been immunized for tetanus; provides short term immunization against tetanus in cases of possible exposure to the tetanus bacillus • Syn: ↑tetanus immune… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetanus antitoxin — noun antitoxin given for short term immunization against tetanus in cases of possible exposure to the tetanus bacillus • Hypernyms: ↑antitoxin …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetanus toxin — noun or tetanal toxin : a crystalline unstable neurotoxin produced by the tetanus bacillus and held to be the cause of the tetanic convulsions of tetanus called also tetanospasmin …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetanus — /ˈtɛtnəs / (say tetnuhs), /ˈtɛtənəs / (say tetuhnuhs) noun 1. a. an infectious disease, often fatal if untreated, due to a specific microorganism, the tetanus bacillus, Clostridium tetani, found in soil and faeces, which gains entrance to the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • tetanus — [tet′ n əs, tet′nəs] n. [L < Gr tetanos, spasm (of muscles), lit., stretched < base of teinein: see THIN] 1. an acute infectious disease, often fatal, caused by the specific toxin of a bacillus (Clostridium tetani) which usually enters the… …   English World dictionary

  • Tetanus — Not to be confused with tinnitus. Tetanus Classification and external resources Muscular spasms (specifically opisthotonos) in a patient sufferi …   Wikipedia

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