Medical Definition of Trepidant
1. Marked by tremor. Origin: L. Trepidans, pres. P. Of trepido, to tremble, to be agitated (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Trepidant
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Case Histories in Neurology: A Selection of Histories Setting Forth the by Edward Wyllys Taylor (1911)
"... this patient may properly be said to be suffering from a condition of Senile trepidant Abasia (Charcot). Prognosis. In view of the age of the patient, ..."
2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1892)
"As soon as he comes down from the trepidant-chair, the patient feels lighter; his stiffness is gone; he walks with more ease than before. ..."