CLONUS

clonus

(noun) convulsion characterized by alternating contractions and relaxations

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

clonus (plural clonuses)

(medicine) A muscular spasm with regular contractions.

Anagrams

• UNCLOS, cluons, consul

Source: Wiktionary


Clo"nus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. violent, confused motion.] (Med.)

Definition: A series of muscular contractions due to sudden stretching of the muscle, -- a sign of certain neuropathies.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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