A painful and usually fatal disease, resulting generally from a wound, and having as its principal symptom persistent spasm of the voluntary muscles. When the muscles of the lower jaw are affected, it is called locked-jaw, or lickjaw, and it takes various names from the various incurvations of the body resulting from the spasm.
- An acute, often fatal disease characterized by spasmodic contraction of voluntary muscles, especially those of the neck and jaw, and caused by the toxin of the bacillus Clostridium tetani, which typically infects the body through a deep wound. Also called lockjaw.
- Physiology A state of continuous muscular contraction, especially when induced artificially by rapidly repeated stimuli.
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രോഗം - Rogam ;ഞരമ്പുവലി - Njarampuvali ;മുറിവുകളില്കൂടിയും മറ്റും രോഗാണുക്കള് ശരീരത്തില് പ്രവേശിക്കുമ്പോഴുണ്ടാക്കുന്ന ഒരു - Murivukalilkoodiyum Mattum Rogaanukkal Shareeraththil Praveshikkumpozhundaakkunna Oru | Murivukalilkoodiyum Mattum Roganukkal Shareerathil Praveshikkumpozhundakkunna Oru ;ക്ഷതപാതം - Kshathapaatham | Kshathapatham ;പഴുപ്പ് - Pazhuppu ;