Definition of Tetanises
1. tetanise [v] - See also: tetanise
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tetanises
Literary usage of Tetanises
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Veterinary Medicines by Finlay Dun (1911)
"Opium is narcotic, anodyne, and hypnotic ; but it also stimulates certain patients, and tetanises others. Disregarding the classifications hitherto adopted, ..."
2. Fragments of Science: A Series of Detached Essays, Addresses, and Reviews by John Tyndall (1896)
"It is the intermittent current, not the continuous one, that tetanises the nerve, and half the interest of the Alps depends upon the caprices of the air. ..."
3. Studies on functional nervous disorders by Charles Handfield Jones (1870)
"On the one hand it may be su that the over stimulus tetanises the heart, producing such contraction that the ventricles no longer relax to admit blood, ..."
4. Elements of Human Physiology by Ludimar Hermann (1875)
"The dependence of the note upon the number of stimuli applied per second becomes evident to any one who tetanises his own ..."