How to use Clonic in a sentence
It was anticipated that their seizures would mostly be generalized tonic clonic.
Clonic movements are common as a result of cerebral hypoxia, but recovery is fairly rapid.
Partial seizures can progress into a generalized tonic clonic seizure.
They are mainly clonic, sometimes with apnoeic spells; tonic seizures have rarely been described.
During the second clonic phase, the relative power spectrum of theta frequency was higher than that before stunning.Advertisement
The seizure activity itself is generally characterized as clonic (consisting of rhythmic jerking movements of the arms and/or legs), or tonic-clonic (commencing with a stiffening of the body followed by a clonic phase).
The muscles become rigid for about 30 seconds during the tonic phase of the seizure and alternately contract and relax during the clonic phase, which lasts 30 to 60 seconds.