sympathicotonia

sympathicotonia

 [sim-path″ĭ-ko-to´ne-ah]
a stimulated condition of the sympathetic nervous system marked by vascular spasm, heightened blood pressure, and the dominance of other sympathetic functions. adj., adj sympathicoton´ic.

sym·path·i·co·to·ni·a

(sim-path'i-kō-tō'nē-ă),
A condition in which there is increased tonus of the sympathetic system and a marked tendency to vascular spasm and high blood pressure; opposed to vagotonia.
[sympathico- + G. tonos, tone, tension]

sympathicotonia

/sym·path·i·co·to·nia/ (-to´ne-ah) a stimulated condition of the sympathetic nervous system, marked by vascular spasm, heightened blood pressure, and gooseflesh.sympathicoton´ic

sym·path·i·co·to·ni·a

(sim-path'i-kō-tō'nē-ă)
A condition in which there is increased tonus of the sympathetic system and a marked tendency to vascular spasm and high blood pressure; opposed to vagotonia.
[sympathico- + G. tonos, tone, tension]

sympathicotonia

a stimulated condition of the sympathetic nervous system marked by vascular spasm, heightened blood pressure, and the dominance of other sympathetic functions.
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This result is in support of the tendency in the sympathicotonia in hypertensive patients towards a more pronounced circadian nature, which was mentioned earlier.