[ mahy-uh-toh-nee-uh ]
/ ˌmaɪ əˈtoʊ ni ə /
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tonic muscle spasm or muscular rigidity.
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OTHER WORDS FROM myotoniamy·o·ton·ic [mahy-uh-ton-ik], /ˌmaɪ əˈtɒn ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby myotonia
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British Dictionary definitions for myotonia
/ (ˌmaɪəˈtəʊnɪə) /
lack of muscle tone, frequently including muscle spasm or rigidityAlso called: amyotonia
Derived forms of myotoniamyotonic (ˌmaɪəˈtɒnɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for myotonia
[ mī′ə-tō′nē-ə ]
Delayed relaxation of a muscle after an initial contraction.
Other words from myotoniamy′o•ton′ic (-tŏn′ĭk) adj.
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