Medical Definition of Risus caninus

1. The semblance of a grin caused by facial spasm especially in tetanus. Synonym: canine spasm, cynic spasm, risus sardonicus, sardonic grin, spasmus caninus, trismus sardonicus. Origin: L. Risus, laugh + caninus, doglike (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Risus Caninus

risques
rissaldar
rissaldars
rissoid
rissoids
rissole
rissoles
ristocetin
ristorante
ristorantes
ristra
ristras
ristretto
ristrettos
risus
risus caninus (current term)
risus sardonicus
risuses
rit
rit.
ritanserin
ritard
ritardando
ritardandos
ritards
rite
riteless
ritenuto
ritenutos

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