hypotonia

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hypotonia

(ˌhaɪpəˈtəʊnɪə)
n
(Medicine) med a deficiency of muscle tone
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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
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suffered some type of brain damage either in uteroization or during birth, which resulted in Hypotonia (commonly known as floppy baby syndrome) and Encephalopathy (abnormal brain function or structure).
Hawwa, from Fenham, has Global Development Delay and Hypotonia, also known as floppy baby syndrome, meaning she needs round-the-clock care.
Neurological examination revealed a floppy baby, without social smile.
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.
If the cause of floppy baby syndrome is suspected to be a disorder of peripheral neuromuscular origin, the NCS/EMG studies become very important diagnostic tool9,10.