tonoclonic spasm

a convulsive twitching of the muscles.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • tonicoclonic — Both tonic and clonic, referring to repeated muscular contractions. SYN: tonoclonic. * * * ton·i·co·clon·ic .tän i kō klän ik adj tonic clonic * * * ton·i·co·clon·ic (ton″ĭ ko klonґik) both tonic and clonic; said of a spasm or seizure… …   Medical dictionary

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