Meaning of tetanic

te•tan•ic

Pronunciation: (tu-tan'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by tetanus.
  2. noting a medicine or poison that can cause tetanic spasms of the muscles. Cf.
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