Medical Definition of Spasmus 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)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spasmus Caninus

spasmogenic
spasmogenically
spasmogens
spasmoid
spasmology
spasmolygmus
spasmolysis
spasmolytic
spasmolytics
spasmoneme
spasmophilia
spasmophilic
spasmophilic diathesis
spasms
spasmus
spasmus caninus (current term)
spasmus coordinatus
spasmus glottidis
spasmus nictitans
spasmus nutans
spastastic
spastic
spastic abasia
spastic anaemia
spastic bladder
spastic colitis
spastic colon
spastic diplegia
spastic dysarthria
spastic dysphonia

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