Definition of Tetanilla

1. Noun. Clinical neurological syndrome characterized by muscular twitching and cramps and (when severe) seizures; associated with calcium deficiency (hypoparathyroidism) or vitamin D deficiency or alkalosis.




Medical Definition of Tetanilla

1. Synonym: fibrillary myoclonia, tetany. Origin: Mod. L. Dim. Of L. Tetanus (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tetanilla

tetanal
tetani
tetania
tetania gastrica
tetania gravidarum
tetania neonatorum
tetania parathyreopriva
tetanic
tetanic convulsion
tetanical
tetanically
tetanics
tetanies
tetaniform
tetanigenous
tetanilla (current term)
tetanin
tetanise
tetanised
tetanises
tetanising
tetanism
tetanization
tetanizations
tetanize
tetanized
tetanizes
tetanizing
tetano-
tetanode

Literary usage of Tetanilla

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1. Studies on functional nervous disorders by Charles Handfield Jones (1870)
"tetanilla. THIS disorder, if I may judge by iny own experience and the records ... Trousseau describes 3 distinct forms of tetanilla, but admits that the ..."

2. Diseases of the Nervous System by John Eastman Wilson (1916)
"tetanilla. DEFINITION. This is a disease characterized by painful cramps of a bilateral type, involving symmetrical muscles, beginning in the extremities, ..."

3. Text-book of the Principles and Practice of Medicine by Charles Hilton Fagge, Philip Henry Pye-Smith (1891)
"tetanilla—Description—Relation to Trismus neonatorum, Laryngismus, and —Singultus—Athetosis, etc.—Scriveners' Palsy, Hammer Palsy, and other Carpo-pedal ..."

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