TITLE

trismus

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2240
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "trismus" is presented. It refers to the tonic contraction of the muscles of mastication which may occur in mouth infections, encephalitis, inflammation of salivary glands, and tetanus.
ACCESSION #
21249491

 

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