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hypotonia

 [hi″po-to´ne-ah]
abnormally decreased tonicity or strength.

hy·po·to·ni·a

(hī'pō-tō'nē-ă),
1. Reduced tension in any part, as in the eyeball.
2. Relaxation of the arteries.
3. A condition in which there is a diminution or loss of muscular tonicity.
Synonym(s): hypotonicity (1) , hypotonus, hypotony
[hypo- + G. tonos, tone]

hypotonia

/hy·po·to·nia/ (-tōn´e-ah) diminished tone of the skeletal muscles.

hypotonia

[-tō′nē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, hypo, under, tonos, stretching
a condition of diminished tone or tension that may involve any body structure.

hy·po·to·ni·a

(hī'pō-tō'nē-ă)
1. Reduced tension in any part, as in the eyeball.
2. Relaxation of the arteries.
3. A condition in which there is a diminution or loss of muscular tonicity, in consequence of which the muscles may be stretched beyond their normal limits.
Synonym(s): hypotonicity (1) .
[hypo- + G. tonos, tone]

hypotonia

A condition in which the muscles offer reduced resistance to passive movement. Hypotonia may be a result of damage to, or malfunction of, the CEREBELLUM. See also FLOPPY INFANT SYNDROME.

Hypotonia

Reduced or diminished muscle tone.

hypotonia

reduced/absent muscular tonicity; muscles may be stretched beyond normal limits

hy·po·to·ni·a

(hī'pō-tō'nē-ă)
1. Reduced tension in any body part.
2. Relaxation of the arteries.
3. Diminution or loss of muscular tonicity.
[hypo- + G. tonos, tone]

hypotonia (hī´pōtō´nēə),

n an abnormality of the skeletal muscle tone, which is indicative of genetic disorders or nervous system dysfunction. Patients with hypoplastic tendencies display floppy limbs and an inability to sustain normal head position.

hypotonia

abnormally decreased tonicity or strength.

ocular hypotonia
low intraocular pressure.
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