Definition of tetanically in US English:



  • See tetanic

    • ‘When these units relax, another fraction contracts tetanically thereby maintaining a nearly constant tension in the whole muscle.’
    • ‘These results suggest that in normal medium both single and tetanically evoked mossy fiber calcium responses are inhibited by released zinc, with the single-field potentials remaining unaltered.’
    • ‘Finally, the structural and metabolic characteristics of the tetanically stimulated muscles are restored to values that allow electrically supported standing up and standing.’
    • ‘We investigated the influence of hyperoxia on O2 uptake in tetanically contracting canine gastrocnemius.’
    • ‘A long-lasting birefringence change (the delayed response) was found to be produced in a tetanically stimulated squid giant axon.’