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tetanusnoun [U]

 us   /ˈtet·ən·əs/
an ​infectiousdisease that ​causes the ​muscles esp. around the ​mouth to ​becomestiff
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tetanusnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈtet.ən.əs/ (old-fashioned informal lockjaw)
a ​seriousdiseasecaused by ​bacteriaentering the ​humanbody through ​smallcuts, ​causing the ​muscles, ​especially around the ​mouth, to ​becometight and ​stopworking
(Definition of tetanus from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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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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