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hypertonia

[ hahy-per-toh-nee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˈtoʊ ni ə /
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noun Pathology.
increased rigidity, tension, and spasticity of the muscles.
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Origin of hypertonia

First recorded in 1835–45; hyper- + -tonia
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