Definition of Entastic

1. a. Relating to any disease characterized by tonic spasms.



Definition of Entastic

1. Adjective. (medicine) Of or relating to any disease characterized by tonic spasms. ¹

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Definition of Entastic

1. entasis [adj] - See also: entasis

Medical Definition of Entastic

1. Relating to any disease characterised by tonic spasms. Origin: Formed as if fr. (assumed) Gr. See Entasis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entastic

entamoebas
entamoebiasis
entangle
entangled
entanglement
entanglements
entangler
entanglers
entangles
entangling
entanglon
entases
entasia
entasias
entasis
entastic (current term)
entatic
entayle
entayled
entayles
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entecavir
entelechies
entelechy
entelligent
entellus
entelluses
entelodont
entend
entended

Literary usage of Entastic

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1. The study of medicine by John Mason Good, Samuel Cooper (1829)
"... is the ordinary action with which life ceases: but there are others that render it of a mixed character, the entastic alternating with the clonic; ..."

2. Medical Botany; Or, Illustrations and Descriptions of the Medicinal Plants ...by John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill, Gilbert Thomas Burnett by John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill, Gilbert Thomas Burnett (1834)
"... without seriously affecting the head, as in cases of great general ov nervous debility, the effect is a clonic instead of an entastic or tetanic spasm. ..."

3. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"From this point, as from a centre, the spasmodic action seems to have spread in every direction, and under a clonic or entastic form to have seized upon ..."

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