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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A sustained muscular contraction resulting from a rapid series of nerve impulses; An acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds.

Usage examples (36)
  • The bacteria that causes tetanus is called Clostridium tetani.
  • Lockers are so rusted, I would assume tetanus is a real concern.
  • But scientists say tetanus is caused by dirt and germs, not rust.
  • Actually, they recently found that tetanus comes from the soil, not from rust. for more
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