Clonic



[klon-ik, kloh-nik] /ˈklɒn ɪk, ˈkloʊ nɪk/

adjective, Pathology.
1.
of or relating to .

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

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    [klon-ik, kloh-nik] /ˈklɒn ɪk, ˈkloʊ nɪk/ adjective, Pathology. 1. of or relating to . clonicity clo·nic·i·ty (klō-nĭs’ĭ-tē, klŏ-) n. The state of being clonic. clonic clon·ic (klŏn’ĭk, klō’nĭk) adj. Of the nature of clonus, marked by contraction and relaxation of muscle.



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