amyotonia

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a·my·o·to·ni·a

(ă-mī'ō-tō'nē-ă),
Generalized absence of muscle tone, usually associated with flabby musculature and an increased range of passive movement at joints.
[G. a- priv. + mys, muscle, + tonos, tone]

amyotonia

/amyo·to·nia/ (-to´ne-ah) atonic condition of the muscles.

amyotonia

(ā′mī-ə-tō′nē-ə)
n.
Lack of muscle tone.

amyotonia

[ā′mī·ōtō′nē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, a, mys, not muscle, tonos, tone
an abnormal condition of skeletal muscle, characterized by a lack of tonus, weakness, and wasting, usually the result of motor neuron disease. Compare myotonia. amyotonic, adj.

a·my·o·to·ni·a

(ā-mī'ō-tō'nē-ă)
Generalized absence of muscle tone, usually associated with flabby musculature and an increased range of passive movement at joints.
[G. a- priv. + mys, muscle, + tonos, tone]

amyotonia

Lack of muscle tone. See AMYOTONIA CONGENITA.

myotonia

increased muscular irritability (contraction) and decreased relaxation

a·my·o·to·ni·a

(ă-mī'ō-tō'nē-ă)
Generalized absence of muscle tone, usually associated with flabby musculature and increased range of passive movement at joints.
[G. a- priv. + mys, muscle, + tonos, tone]

amyotonia (ā´mīōtō´nēə),

n an abnormal flaccidity or flabbiness of a muscle or group of muscles.

amyotonia

atonic condition of the muscles.

congenital amyotonia
any congenital disease marked by general hypotonia of the muscles.
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