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Sigma KEE - Tetanus

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tetanus
Also known as lockjaw, a BacterialDisease that affects the nervous system. A subject is infected with the disease by a puncture of the skin that becomes infected with the ClostridiumTetani bacterium. Symptoms of the disease include muscular stiffness (especially in the jaw and neck), difficulty swallowing, spasms, sweating, and fever.
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InstancesabstractProperties 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.
 attributeQualities which we cannot or choose not to reify into subclasses of.
 bacterial diseaseA disease that is caused by instances of Bacterium.
 biological attributeAttributes that apply specifically to instances of Organism.
 disease or syndromeA BiologicalAttribute which qualifies something that alters or interferes with a normal process, state or activity of an Organism. It is usually characterized by the abnormal functioning of one or more of the host's systems, parts, or Organs.
 entityThe universal class of individuals. This is the root node of the ontology.
 infectious diseaseAny DiseaseOrSyndrome that is caused by a Microorganism.
 internal attributeAny Attribute of an Entity that is an internal property of the Entity, e.g. its shape, its color, its fragility, etc.
 vaccinatable diseaseA disease for which there is an effective vaccine for Humans.
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