Lockjaw in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Lockjaw

a medical condition referred to as tetanus in which the jaws become firmly locked together

Examples of Lockjaw in a sentence

Straining to open her tightened mandible, the patient’s lockjaw stopped her from being able to eat her morning meal.  🔊

The doctor diagnosed Jennifer with lockjaw after she came into the office barely able to open her mouth.  🔊

Tetanus shots are given in the US to stop people from getting lockjaw and being unable to expand their jaws.  🔊

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