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clonic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clonic  \Clon"ic\,  a.  [Gr.  klo`nos  a  violent,  confused  motion; 
  cf  F.  clonique.]  (Med.) 
  Having  an  irregular,  convulsive  motion.  --Dunglison. 
 
  {Clonic  spasm}.  (Med.)  See  under  {Spasm}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clonic 
  adj  :  (medicine)  of  or  relating  to  abnormal  neuromuscular  activity 
  characterized  by  rapidly  alternating  muscle  contraction 
  and  relaxation;  "clonic  spasm" 




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