adjective /ˈklɒnɪk/
Pertaining to clonus; having irregular, convulsive spasms.

, 1973: Hospital attendants stand by to drag the children off, drooling, screaming, having clonic convulsions. — Thomas Pynchon, Gravitys Rainbow

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  • clonic — clónic adj. m., pl. clónici; f. sg. clónică, pl. clónice Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CLÓNIC, Ă adj. Referitor la clonus, de clonus. [< fr. clonique] …   Dicționar Român

  • Clonic — Clon ic, a. [Gr. klo nos a violent, confused motion; cf. F. clonique.] (Med.) Having an irregular, convulsive motion. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] {Clonic spasm}. (Med.) See under {Spasm}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clonic — [klän′ik] adj. of or pertaining to clonus clonicity [klō nis′i tē] n …   English World dictionary

  • clonic — Relating to or characterized by clonus. * * * clon·ic klän ik adj exhibiting, relating to, or involving clonus <clonic contraction> <clonic spasm> clo·nic·i·ty klō nis ət ē, klä n, pl ties * * * adj. of, relating to, or resembling… …   Medical dictionary

  • clonic — adj. of, relating to, or resembling clonus. The term is most commonly used to describe the rhythmical limb movements seen as part of a generalized tonic clonic seizure (see epilepsy) …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • clonic — adjective of or relating to abnormal neuromuscular activity characterized by rapidly alternating muscle contraction and relaxation (Freq. 1) clonic spasm • Pertains to noun: ↑clonus • Derivationally related forms: ↑clonus • Topics: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • clonic — adjective see clonus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clonic — clonicity /kloh nis i tee, klo /, n. clonism /kloh niz euhm/, n. /klon ik, kloh nik/, adj. Pathol. of or relating to clonus. [1840 50; CLON(US) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • clònic — clò|nic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • clonic — adj. (Medicine) pertaining to clonus (series of convulsive muscular movements) …   English contemporary dictionary

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