n. [Gr. mys, muscle; tasis, tension]
Muscular tonicity or tension.

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  • myotasis — noun A stretching of muscle …   Wiktionary

  • myotasis — Stretching of a muscle. [myo + G. tasis, a stretching] * * * my·ot·a·sis (mi otґə sis) [myo + Gr. tasis stretching] stretching of muscle …   Medical dictionary

  • myotatic — Relating to myotasis. * * * myo·tat·ic .mī ə tat ik adj relating to or involved in a muscular stretch reflex * * * myo·tat·ic (mi″o tatґik) performed or induced by stretching or extending a muscle …   Medical dictionary

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