amyotonia
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1907 deficiency of muscle tone

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  • amyotonia — [ā mī΄ō tō′nē ə] n. [ModL < A 2 (not) + MYOTONIA] a condition in which the muscle tissues lack normal vigor and tension; lack of muscle tone …   English World dictionary

  • Amyotonia — raumenų tonuso nepakankamumas statusas T sritis gyvūnų raida, augimas, ontogenezė, embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Amyotonia; Deficientia muscularis tonalis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – nepakankamumas sinonimas – amiotonija …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • Amyotonia — raumenų tonuso nepakankamumas statusas T sritis embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Amyotonia; Deficientia muscularis tonalis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – nepakankamumas sinonimas – amiotonija …   Medicininės histologijos ir embriologijos vardynas

  • amyotonia — amyatonic /ay muy euh ton ik, ay muy /, adj. /ay muy euh toh nee euh, ay muy /, n. Pathol. myatonia. [1915 20; < NL; see A 6, MYOTONIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • amyotonia — noun Lack of normal muscular tension or tonus, especially when congenital …   Wiktionary

  • amyotonia — Generalized absence of muscle tone, usually associated with flabby musculature and an increased range of passive movement at joints. [G. a priv. + mys, muscle, + tonos, tone] a. congenita an indefinite term for a …   Medical dictionary

  • amyotonia — n. poor muscle tone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amyotonia — amy·o·to·nia …   English syllables

  • amyotonia —   n. deficiency of muscle tone …   Dictionary of difficult words

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

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