tonicity

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

“the doctor tested my tonicity
Synonyms:
tone, tonus
Antonyms:
amyotonia, atonia, atonicity, atony
lack of normal muscular tension or tonus
Types:
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catatonia
extreme tonus; muscular rigidity; a common symptom in catatonic schizophrenia
muscle tone, muscular tonus
normal tonicity of the muscles
myotonia
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
acromyotonia
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
Type of:
tautness, tenseness, tension, tensity
the physical condition of being stretched or strained

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