Clonicity

clonic

[klon-ik, kloh-nik]
adjective Pathology.
of or relating to clonus.

Origin:
1840–50; clon(us) + -ic

clonicity [kloh-nis-i-tee, klo-] , noun
clonism [kloh-niz-uhm] , noun
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clonus (ˈkləʊnəs)
 
n
a type of convulsion characterized by rapid contraction and relaxation of a muscle
 
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek klonos turmoil]
 
clonic
 
adj
 
clonicity
 
n

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clonic clon·ic (klŏn'ĭk, klō'nĭk)
adj.
Of the nature of clonus, marked by contraction and relaxation of muscle.

clonicity clo·nic·i·ty (klō-nĭs'ĭ-tē, klŏ-)
n.
The state of being clonic.

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