atonicity
atonicity atonicity n. 1. 1 lack of normal muscular tension or tonus.

Syn: atony. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • atonicity — SYN: atony. * * * ato·nic·i·ty .ā tō nis ət ē, .at ə nis n, pl ties lack of normal tension or tonus <intestinal atonicity as a cause of constipation> * * * at·o·nic·i·ty (at″ə nisґĭ te) atony …   Medical dictionary

  • atonicity — /at n is i tee, ay toh nis /, n. Pathol. lack of tone; atony. [1895 1900; ATONIC + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • atonicity — n. muscular weakness; limpness; lack of stress (Phonetics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • atonicity — ato·nic·i·ty …   English syllables

  • atonicity — noun lack of normal muscular tension or tonus • Syn: ↑atony, ↑atonia, ↑amyotonia • Ant: ↑tonicity • Derivationally related forms: ↑atonic (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • amyotonia — noun lack of normal muscular tension or tonus • Syn: ↑atonicity, ↑atony, ↑atonia • Ant: ↑tonicity (for: ↑atonicity) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • atonia — noun lack of normal muscular tension or tonus • Syn: ↑atonicity, ↑atony, ↑amyotonia • Ant: ↑tonicity (for: ↑atonicity) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • atony — noun lack of normal muscular tension or tonus • Syn: ↑atonicity, ↑atonia, ↑amyotonia • Ant: ↑tonicity (for: ↑atonicity) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • atony — Relaxation, flaccidity, or lack of tone or tension. SYN: atonia, atonicity. [G. atonia, languor] postpartum a. a. of the uterine walls after childbirth. SYN: metratonia. uterine a …   Medical dictionary

  • asthenia — n.; (also astheny) Debility, debilitation, prostration, exhaustion, feebleness, weakness, loss of power, loss of strength, atonicity …   New dictionary of synonyms

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