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tetanusnoun [U]

uk   /ˈtet.ən.əs/  us   /ˈtet.ən.əs/ (old-fashioned informal lockjaw)
(Definition of tetanus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tetanusnoun [U]

 us   /ˈtet·ən·əs/
an infectious disease that causes the muscles esp. around the mouth to become stiff
(Definition of tetanus from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tetanus”
in Spanish tétano…
in Vietnamese bệnh uốn ván…
in Malaysian kancing gigi…
in Thai โรคบาดทะยัก…
in French tétanos…
in German der Tetanus…
in Chinese (Simplified) 破伤风…
in Turkish tetanoz…
in Russian столбняк…
in Indonesian tetanus…
in Chinese (Traditional) 破傷風…
in Polish tężec…
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