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clonic

[klon-ik, kloh-nik] /ˈklɒn ɪk, ˈkloʊ nɪk/
adjective, Pathology
1.
of or relating to clonus.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; clon(us) + -ic
Related forms
clonicity
[kloh-nis-i-tee, klo-] /kloʊˈnɪs ɪ ti, klɒ-/ (Show IPA),
noun
clonism
[kloh-niz-uh m] /ˈkloʊ nɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
noun
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clonism in Medicine

clonism clo·nism (klō'nĭz'əm, klŏn'ĭz'-)
n.
A succession of clonic spasms.

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

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