The last writer especially distinguishes clearly between dilatation due to stenosis and that due to atony.
The muscle of the bowel is in a state of fatty degeneration, and atony and dilatation of the gut follow.
atony and hyperactivity may be overcome by appropriate educational remedies which we will now discuss.
His nerve-principle was supposed to produce spasms and atony, either actively or passively.
As for myself, I have not got rid of my atony—for such is my illness.
atony: the child does not move; he cannot stand; he cannot sit upright nor execute any movement whatever.
atony of the muscular walls of the stomach may be a part of general muscular weakness and impaired nutrition.
The patient is unable to empty the bladder, and the condition of atony gets increasingly worse.
atony, at′on-i, n. want of tone or energy: debility: relaxation.
atony of the muscularis of the intestine is admittedly the direct cause, in most instances, of constipation.
atony at·o·ny (āt'ə-nē, āt'n-ē) or a·to·ni·a (ā-tō'nē-ə)
Lack of normal tone or tension; flaccidity.