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n. pl. to·nic·i·ties
1. Normal firmness or functional readiness in body tissues or organs.
2. The sustained partial contraction of resting or relaxed muscles.
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1. the state, condition, or quality of being tonic
2. (Physiology) physiol another name for tonus
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to•nic•i•ty(toʊˈnɪs ɪ ti)
1. tonic quality or condition.
2. the state of bodily tone.
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the state or quality of having good muscular tone or tension. — tonic, adj.See also: Health
the state or quality of having good muscular tone or tension. — tonic, adj.See also: Strength and Weakness
the state or quality of muscular tone or tension. — tonic, adj.See also: Body, Human
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|Noun||1.||tonicity - the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli; "the doctor tested my tonicity"|
tautness, tenseness, tensity, tension - the physical condition of being stretched or strained; "it places great tension on the leg muscles"; "he could feel the tenseness of her body"
catatonia - extreme tonus; muscular rigidity; a common symptom in catatonic schizophrenia
myotonia - abnormally long muscular contractions; slow relaxation of a muscle after a contraction
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tonicity[tɒˈnɪsɪtɪ] N → tonicidad f
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a. tonicidad, cualidad normal de tono o tensión.
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