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Sigma KEE - Tetanus
Also known as lockjaw, a
that affects the nervous system. A subject is infected with the disease by a puncture of the skin that becomes infected with the
bacterium. Symptoms of the disease include muscular stiffness (especially in the jaw and neck), difficulty swallowing, spasms, sweating, and fever.
Properties or qualities as distinguished from any particular embodiment of the properties/qualities in a physical medium. Instances of Abstract can be said to exist in the same sense as mathematical objects such as sets and relations, but they cannot exist at a particular place and time without some physical encoding or embodiment.
Qualities which we cannot or choose not to reify into subclasses of.
A disease that is caused by instances of
s that apply specifically to instances of
disease or syndrome
which qualifies something that alters or interferes with a normal process, state or activity of an
. It is usually characterized by the abnormal functioning of one or more of the host's systems, parts, or
The universal class of individuals. This is the root node of the ontology.
that is caused by a
that is an internal property of the
, e.g. its shape, its color, its fragility, etc.
A disease for which there is an effective vaccine for
Belongs to Class
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