tetanus toxin

tetanus toxin
столбнячный токсин
токсин Clostridium tetani, вызывающий мышечный спазм

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  • tetanus toxin — n TETANOSPASMIN * * * tetanospasmin …   Medical dictionary

  • tetanus toxin — noun or tetanal toxin : a crystalline unstable neurotoxin produced by the tetanus bacillus and held to be the cause of the tetanic convulsions of tetanus called also tetanospasmin …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetanus toxin — (= tetanospasmin) Neurotoxin released by Clostridium tetani ; becomes active when peptide cleaved proteolytically to heavy (100 kD) and light (50 kD) chains held together by disulphide bond. Heavy chain binds to disialogangliosides (GD2 and GD1b) …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Tetanus — Not to be confused with tinnitus. Tetanus Classification and external resources Muscular spasms (specifically opisthotonos) in a patient sufferi …   Wikipedia

  • tetanus toxoid — Pharm. an inactivated form of tetanus toxin obtained from Clostridium tetani, used to produce an active immunity to the toxin. * * * …   Universalium

  • tetanus toxoid — Pharm. an inactivated form of tetanus toxin obtained from Clostridium tetani, used to produce an active immunity to the toxin …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetanus antitoxin — [USP] equine antitoxin from horses that have been immunized against tetanus toxin or toxoid; used for the passive prevention and treatment of tetanus. It is rarely used, tetanus immune globulin being preferred …   Medical dictionary

  • tetanus — (= lock jaw) Disease caused by the bacterium Clostridium tetani, spores of which persist in soil, but can proliferate anaerobically in an infected wound. Disease entirely due to the tetanus toxin, released by bacterial autolysis …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • tetanus — [tet′ n əs, tet′nəs] n. [L < Gr tetanos, spasm (of muscles), lit., stretched < base of teinein: see THIN] 1. an acute infectious disease, often fatal, caused by the specific toxin of a bacillus (Clostridium tetani) which usually enters the… …   English World dictionary

  • tetanus — tetanal, adj. tetanoid, adj. /tet n euhs/, n. 1. Pathol. an infectious, often fatal disease caused by a specific bacterium that enters the body through wounds and characterized by respiratory paralysis and tonic spasms and rigidity of the… …   Universalium

  • Tetanus — An often fatal infectious disease caused by the bacteria Clostridium tetani (C. tetani) which usually enters the body through a puncture, cut, or open wound. Tetanus is characterized by profoundly painful spasms of muscles, including locking of… …   Medical dictionary


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