clonic

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Clonic \Clon"ic\, adjective [Gr. klo'nos a violent, confused motion; cf. F. clonique.] (Med.) Having an irregular, convulsive motion. --Dunglison.

{Clonic spasm}. (Med.) See under {Spasm}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

clonic

adjective

1: of or relating to abnormal neuromuscular activity characterized by rapidly alternating muscle contraction and relaxation; "clonic spasm"


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