Muscular tonus


Muscular tonus
Muscular tonus, muscular tension, muscular tone, muscular tonicity
Мышечный тонус

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  • muscular tonus — noun normal tonicity of the muscles exercise improves muscle tone • Syn: ↑muscle tone • Hypernyms: ↑tonicity, ↑tonus, ↑tone …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tonus — To nus, n. [L. a sound, tone. See {Tone}.] (Physiol.) Tonicity, or tone; as, muscular tonus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tonus — noun the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli the doctor tested my tonicity • Syn: ↑tonicity, ↑tone • Ant: ↑atonicity (for: ↑tonicity) …   Useful english dictionary

  • muscular tissue — noun animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells • Syn: ↑muscle • Derivationally related forms: ↑muscular (for: ↑muscle) • Members of this Topic: ↑tonicity, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tonus —   n. normal response to stimuli; muscular spasm …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy — Classification and external resources Histopathology of gastrocnemius muscle from patient who died of pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy, Duchenne type. Cross section of muscle shows extensive replacement of muscle fibers by adipose cells …   Wikipedia

  • myotony — Muscular tonus or tension. SYN: myotone. [myo + G. tonos, tension] …   Medical dictionary

  • Edmund Jacobson — (b. April 22, 1888 in Chicago; d. January 1983 in Chicago) was a US American physician in internal medicine and psychiatry and a physiologist. He was the founder of the Progressive Muscle Relaxation and of Biofeedback.He was the son of Morris… …   Wikipedia

  • tone — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French tun, ton, from Latin tonus tension, tone, from Greek tonos, literally, act of stretching; akin to Greek teinein to stretch more at thin Date: 14th century 1. vocal or musical sound of a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • muscle tone — noun normal tonicity of the muscles (Freq. 1) exercise improves muscle tone • Syn: ↑muscular tonus • Hypernyms: ↑tonicity, ↑tonus, ↑tone …   Useful english dictionary

  • Joey Deacon — Joseph John Joey Deacon (24 May 1920 3 December 1981) was a British author and television personality.BiographyJoeseph Joey Deacon was born with severe cerebral palsy, a neurological condition which left him with a muscular spastic pattern ,… …   Wikipedia


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