hypotonia

(redirected from Congenital hypotonia)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

hypotonia

(ˌhaɪpəˈtəʊnɪə)
n
(Medicine) med a deficiency of muscle tone
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
References in periodicals archive ?
On the basis of the types of hypotonia in the market, it is segmented into acquired hypotonia and congenital hypotonia.
Hypotonia was attributed in three cases to birth asphyxia, birth injury and benign congenital hypotonia. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was carried out in three.
Clinical features of LAMA2-CMD-RD are congenital hypotonia and weakness, delayed or arrested motor milestones, feeding difficulties, and progressive restrictive respiratory insufficiency with diffuse joint contractures and spinal rigidity.

Full browser ?