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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Tetanus" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Tetanus
Tetanus, also known as lockjaw, is an infection characterized by muscle spasms. In the most common type the spasms begin in the jaw and then progress to the rest of the body. These spasms usually last a few minutes each time and occur frequently for three to four weeks. - See link

 

Tetanus in Spanish is Tétanos
El tétanos o tétano es una enfermedad provocada por potentes neurotoxinas producidas por una bacteria que afecta al sistema nervioso y generan violentas contracciones musculares. - See link

 

More information about Tetanus in other websites
Definition of Tetanus in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Tetanus in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Tetanus - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Tetanus - See link.

 

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