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tetanus
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
a bacterial infection typically contracted through a puncture wound with a dirty object; prevented by the DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis) vaccine and by subsequent booster shots every 10 years
  • At the end of the first attack I discovered symptoms of tetanus; you confirmed my opinion.
    Chapters 73-74 (42% in)
  • That the symptoms of tetanus and poisoning by vegetable substances are the same.
    Chapters 73-74 (42% in)
  • The similarity in the symptoms of tetanus and poisoning by vegetable substances is so great, that were I obliged to affirm by oath what I have now stated, I should hesitate; I therefore repeat to you, I speak not to a magistrate, but to a friend.
    Chapters 73-74 (43% in)

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