galvanotonus


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gal·va·not·o·nus

(gal'vă-not'ō-nŭs), Avoid the mispronunciation alvanoto'nus.
1. Synonym(s): electrotonus
2. Tonic muscular contraction in response to a galvanic stimulus.
[galvano- + G. tonos, tension]

galvanotonus

An obsolete term for muscle contraction or increased tone evoked by direct electrical current.