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hypotonia

[ hī′pō-tōnē-ə ]
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n.

Reduced tension or pressure, as of the intraocular fluid in the eyeball.
Relaxation of the arteries.
A condition in which there is diminution or loss of muscular tonicity, resulting in stretching of the muscles beyond their normal limits.

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