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Related to hypotonus: hypertonus, hypotenuse
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Noun1.hypotonus - (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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Developmental abnormalities, muscular hypotonus, and excessive flexibility of the ligamentous articular system cause postural problems in these individuals.
The complication rate after canaloplasty tends to be much lower when compared with trabeculectomy, [14], especially considering the possible severe complications such as hypotonus with maculopathy (0% versus 4%) and choroidal effusion (0% versus 17%).