myotonus

myotonus

 [mi-ot´o-nus]
tonic spasm of a muscle or a group of muscles.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

my·ot·o·nus

(mī-ot'ŏ-nŭs),
A tonic spasm or temporary rigidity of a muscle or group of muscles.
[myo- + G. tonos, tension, stretching]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

my·ot·o·nus

(mī-ot'ŏ-nŭs)
A tonic spasm or temporary rigidity of a muscle or group of muscles.
[myo- + G. tonos, tension, stretching]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

my·ot·o·nus

(mī-ot'ŏ-nŭs)
Tonic spasm or temporary rigidity of a muscle or group of muscles.
[myo- + G. tonos, tension, stretching]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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