Definition of tensio, tentio
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Orthography ID = 2059015
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LNS
tensiō, tensiōnis
(tentiō, tentiōnis)
tendo
noun (f., 3rd declension)
  1. a stretching, stretching out, extension
  2. a tension or contraction of the nerves
Abbreviations
tensio, ōnis, f. tendo, a stretching, stretching out, extension (post-Aug. and very rare). In gen.: papilionum, a setting up, pitching, Hyg. Gromat. init.

— Plur.: bracchia, quae in eas tensiones includuntur, Vitr 1, 1 med.

— In partic., a tension or contraction of the nerves, as a disease: nervorum, Scrib. Comp. 101; 255: praecordiorum, id. ib. 260; Veg. Vet. 1, 53 fin.
 
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