hypotonia

(redirected from Floppy Baby Syndrome)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to Floppy Baby Syndrome: cerebral palsy, floppy infant syndrome

hypotonia

(ˌhaɪpəˈtəʊnɪə)
n
(Medicine) med a deficiency of muscle tone
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypotonia - (of muscular tissue) the state of being hypotonic
tonicity, tonus, tone - the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli; "the doctor tested my tonicity"
hypertonia, hypertonus, hypertonicity - (of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic
Translations
References in periodicals archive ?
Hawwa, from Fenham, has Global Development Delay and Hypotonia, also known as floppy baby syndrome, meaning she needs round-the-clock care.
Molly has Type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), also known as floppy baby syndrome.
He was also diagnosed with hypertonia, which affects muscle tension, and hypotonia - commonly known as floppy baby syndrome.