myodystony

[ mī′ō-dĭstə-nē ]

n.

A condition of slow relaxation interrupted by a succession of slight contractions following electrical stimulation of a muscle.

Nearby words

  1. myocytolysis,
  2. myocytolysis of heart,
  3. myocytoma,
  4. myodemia,
  5. myodynia,
  6. myodystrophy,
  7. myoedema,
  8. myoelastic,
  9. myoelectric,
  10. myoendocarditis


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