tonic convulsion


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tonic convulsion

[′tän·ik kən′vəl·shən]
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In MES-induced convulsion model, neither phenytoin nor MEIF (200 and 400 mg/kg, p.o.) protected the animal completely, but a significant reduction in the duration of tonic convulsion was observed.
calendulacea stem extract of methanolic and aqueous (in different dose) or standard drug (phenobarbitone sodium, 20 mg/kg, i.p.) intraperitoneally, and onset to tonic convulsion and number of rats showing tonic convulsion as well as mortality was recorded in each group (Soaje-Echaque and Lim, 1962).
DZP (3 mg/kg, ip) completely protected the animals against the tonic convulsion elicited by PTZ (60 mg/kg, ip).