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lockjaw

División en sílabas: lock·jaw
Pronunciación: /ˈläkˌjô
 
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Definición de lockjaw en inglés:

sustantivo

Nontechnical term for trismus.
Example sentences
  • Tetanus, also called lockjaw, is a disease with uncontrolled muscle spasms caused by a bacterium in a local wound.
  • Tetanus or lockjaw may not seem to be a compelling disease to vaccinate against in elderly adults but 92% of all cases occur in adults and 71% are over the age of fifty.
  • If your child develops lockjaw or muscle spasms - particularly after sustaining a wound - seek medical attention right away.

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