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a·ton·ic

(ă-ton'ik),
Relaxed; without normal tone or tension.

atonic

(ā-tŏn′ĭk)
adj.
Medicine Relating to, caused by, or exhibiting lack of muscle tone.

at′o·nic′i·ty (ăt′ə-nĭs′ĭ-tē, ăt′n-ĭs-) n.

atonic

[əton′ik]
1 weak.
2 lacking normal tone, as in the case of a muscle that is flaccid.
3 lacking vigor, such as an atonic ulcer, which heals slowly. atony [at′onē] , n.

a·ton·ic

(ā-ton'ik)
Relaxed; without normal tone or tension.

atonic

lacking normal muscle tone

a·ton·ic

(ā-ton'ik)
Relaxed; without normal tone or tension.

atonic,

adj lacking rigidity or regular tone.

atonic

lacking in tone.

atonic constipation
constipation caused by atony of the colon.
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It is generally accepted that most of the long lines of Middle English alliterative poems end with a tonic (stressed) syllable followed by an atonic syllable.
7 Some of these seizures, including atonic, tonic and myoclonic seizures, may cause falls and are called "drop seizures" (also referred to as "drop attacks"), which may result in injury.
Classification of seizures GENERALIZED SEIZURES Tonic-clonic (in any combination) Absence Typical Atypical Absence with special features Myoclonic absence Eyelid myoclonia Myoclonic Myoclonic Myoclonic atonic Myoclonic tonic Clonic Tonic Atonic FOCAL SEIZURES UNKNOWN Epileptic spasms * Reference: Berg AT et al.
8] Massive bleeding can occur after methotrexate treatment as a result of decidua shedding from the atonic cervix.
Seizure types, which vary among patients, include tonic (stiffening of the body, upward deviation of the eyes, dilation of the pupils, and altered respiratory patterns), atonic (brief loss of muscle tone and consciousness, causing abrupt falls), atypical absence (staring spells), and myoclonic (sudden muscle jerks).
Most useful for treatment of partial seizures and can worsen certain types of generalized seizures, including atonic, absence and myoclonic
Furthermore, with patients prone to frequent falls due to sudden losses of consciousness caused by the tonic and atonic seizures associated with LGS, and with this form of epilepsy often also leading to delayed intellectual development and behavioral disturbances, the disorder significantly impacts on the quality of life of patients and their families.
It is, however, useful to differentiate broadly between an overactive upper motor neuron-type bladder and an atonic lower motor neuron-type bladder.
The muscle tone of the extra-ocular muscles was found to be at its lowest levels during non-REM sleep with some of the muscles becoming completely atonic (106).
Other contraindications include an atonic detrusor with an elevated postvoid residual, uncontrolled and severe detrusor instability, vesicoureteral reflux, vesico- or urethrovaginal fistula, or a history of pelvic radiation.
The etymological distinction between the atonic third person pronominal forms has been very carefully maintained in Mexico, with no use of the form le as a masculine direct object, as occurs frequently in Spain.