hypertonia(redirected from Congenital hypertonia)
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Related to Congenital hypertonia: congenital nystagmus, Congenital hypotonia
The state of being hypertonic.
(Medicine) med an unusual increase in muscle tension making stretching difficult or impossible
hy•per•to•ni•a(ˌhaɪ pərˈtoʊ ni ə)
increased rigidity, tension, and spasticity of the muscles.
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|Noun||1.||hypertonia - (of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic|
tonicity, tonus, tone - the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli; "the doctor tested my tonicity"