myotonic response

myotonic response

failure of muscle relaxation caused by repetitive discharge of muscle fiber action potentials.

my·o·ton·ic re·sponse

(mī-ō-ton'ik rĕ-spons')
Failure of muscle relaxation caused by repetitive discharge of muscle fiber action potentials.
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Concurrently, the avoidance of suxamethonium and maintaining normothermia will minimise the potential of precipitating a myotonic response during the perioperative period.