Usage examples for tetanus

  1. If it was special- like typhoid or tetanus or something- it'd have another digit. – Brink of Madness by Walter J. Sheldon
  2. We have here a parallel case to the complete and incomplete tetanus of muscles, under similar conditions. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  3. He was one day's steam either up or down the river from the nearest village, but he was only six hours' march from the Amatombo folk, who live in the very heart of the forest, and employ arrows poisoned by tetanus. – Sanders of the River by Edgar Wallace
  4. It may be partly to this that we owe the fact that we never had a case of tetanus. – A Surgeon in Belgium by Henry Sessions Souttar
  5. Even when well established, laminitis has been mistaken for paralysis, for tetanus, for rheumatic affections of the loins, or even for some undiscovered affection of the muscles of the arms and chest. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  6. If the rapidity be not sufficient for this, we have the jagged curve of incomplete tetanus. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  7. Undoubtedly the diseases that play the greatest continuous havoc with black life in West Africa are small- pox, divers forms of pneumonia, heart- disease, and tetanus, the latter being largely responsible for the terrible mortality among children; but the two West African native diseases most interesting to the European on account of their strangeness, are the malignant melancholy and the sleep sickness, and strangely enough both these diseases seem to have their head centre in one region- the lower Congo. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  8. " We call it tetanus," said the doctor. – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson