Definition of episthotonos in English:

episthotonos

(also episthotonus)

noun

Medicine
  • = emprosthotonos. Now rare.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin epistotonos opisthotonos, emprosthotonos, alterations (perhaps after ancient Greek ἐπι-) of classical Latin opisthotonus and post-classical Latin emprosthotonos respectively.

Pronunciation

episthotonos

/ˌɛpɪsˈθɒtənəs/