tetanus

(redirected from tetanus neonatorum)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for tetanus

an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds

Synonyms

Related Words

a sustained muscular contraction resulting from a rapid series of nerve impulses

References in periodicals archive ?
The rate of infection in diphtheria and whooping cough decreased to zero per 100,000 people, while the incidence of tetanus neonatorum dropped to 0.01 and meningitis to 0.01.
Tetanus neonatorum (a preliminary report of assessment of different therapeutic regimens).
Rates of diphtheria and whooping cough decreased to zero per 100,000 people, while the incidence of tetanus neonatorum dropped to 0.01 and meningitis to 0.01.