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Meaning of trismus

tris•mus

Pronunciation: (triz'mus, tris'-), [key]
— pl. -mus•es.
  1. a spasm of the jaw muscles that makes it difficult to open the mouth.
  2. lockjaw.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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