muscular tonicity

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

English-Russian dictionary of medicine. . 2015.

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  • tonicity — [tō nis′ə tē] n. the quality or condition of having good or normal muscular tone …   English World 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

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

  • tonicity — noun Date: 1824 1. the property of possessing tone; especially healthy vigor of body or mind 2. muscular tonus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Akinesia — Impaired body movement; without movement (or without much movement). Akinesia is a term used in neurology to denote the absence (or poverty) of movement. The word akinetic comes from the prefix a meaning without + the Greek word kinesis meaning… …   Medical dictionary

  • akinesia — n. a loss of normal muscular tonicity or responsiveness. Akinetic rigid syndrome is used to describe such conditions as parkinsonism and progressive supranuclear palsy. In akinetic epilepsy there is a sudden loss of muscular tonicity, making the… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • paramyotonia — An atypical form of myotonia. SYN: paramyotonus. ataxic p. a disorder characterized by a tonic muscular spasm on attempted movement, associated with slight paresis and ataxia …   Medical dictionary

  • myotasis — n. [Gr. mys, muscle; tasis, tension] Muscular tonicity or tension …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Hypotonia — Decreased tone of skeletal muscles. In a word, floppiness. Hypotonia is a common finding in cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular disorders. Untreated hypotonia can lead to hip dislocation and other problems. Treatment is via physical therapy.… …   Medical dictionary

  • dysmyotonia — Abnormal muscular tonicity (either hyper or hypo ). See dystonia. [dys + G. mys, muscle, + tonos, tension, tone] * * * dys·myo·to·nia (dis″mi o toґne ə) [dys + myotonia] dystonia …   Medical dictionary

  • hemihypertonia — Exaggerated muscular tonicity on one side of the body. [hemi + G. hyper, over, + tonos, tone] * * * hemi·hy·per·to·nia (hem″e hi″pər toґne ə) [hemi + hypertonia] increased tone of the muscles of one side, which may result in …   Medical dictionary

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