Definitions of tonicity

n the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli

“the doctor tested my tonicity
tone, tonus
amyotonia, atonia, atonicity, atony
lack of normal muscular tension or tonus
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extreme tonus; muscular rigidity; a common symptom in catatonic schizophrenia
muscle tone, muscular tonus
normal tonicity of the muscles
abnormally long muscular contractions; slow relaxation of a muscle after a contraction
hypertonia, hypertonicity, hypertonus
(of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic
hypotonia, hypotonicity, hypotonus
(of muscular tissue) the state of being hypotonic
myotonia of the extremities only; causes spastic deformity of the hand or foot
Thomsen's disease, myotonia congenita
a mild, rare, congenital form of myotonia characterized by muscle stiffness
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tautness, tenseness, tension, tensity
the physical condition of being stretched or strained

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