opisthotonos op·is·thot·o·nos (ŏp'ĭs-thŏt'n-əs)
A tetanic spasm in which the head and feet are drawn backward and the spine arches forward.
|severe spasm in which the back arches and the head bends back and heels flex toward the back|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|