Translation of lockjaw in Spanish:


tétano(s), n.

Pronunciation /ˈlɑkˌdʒɔ//ˈlɒkdʒɔː/


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    tétano(s) masculine
    • Cephalic tetanus, the least common, causes muscle spasms in the face, leading to a classic case of lockjaw.
    • If tetanus attacks the jaw muscles it causes lockjaw.
    • It's a terrible and often fatal disease starting with muscle spasms in the jaw and face, called lockjaw, then spreading.
    • Tetanus often begins with mild spasms in the jaw muscles-also known as lockjaw or trismus.