myotonia

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Related to inherited congenital myotonia: myotonia congenita

my·o·to·ni·a

 (mī′ə-tō′nē-ə)
n.
Tonic spasm or temporary rigidity of one or more muscles, often characteristic of various muscular disorders.

my′o·ton′ic (-tŏn′ĭk) adj.

myotonia

(ˌmaɪəˈtəʊnɪə)
n
(Medicine) lack of muscle tone, frequently including muscle spasm or rigidity. Also called: amyotonia
myotonic adj

my•o•to•ni•a

(ˌmaɪ əˈtoʊ ni ə)

n.
tonic muscle spasm or muscular rigidity.
[1895–1900]
my`o•ton′ic (-ˈtɒn ɪk) adj.

myotonia

a condition of tonic muscle spasm or rigidity of the muscles. — myotonic, adj.
See also: Body, Human

myotonia

The inability of a muscle to relax after the need for contraction has passed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myotonia - abnormally long muscular contractions; slow relaxation of a muscle after a contraction
tonicity, tonus, tone - the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli; "the doctor tested my tonicity"
acromyotonia - myotonia of the extremities only; causes spastic deformity of the hand or foot
myotonia congenita, Thomsen's disease - a mild, rare, congenital form of myotonia characterized by muscle stiffness
Translations

my·o·to·ni·a

n. miotonía, condición muscular con aumento en rigidez y contractibilidad muscular y disminución de relajamiento.
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