myotonia definition

  • noun:
    • Tonic spasm or short-term rigidity of 1 or even more muscles, often characteristic of varied muscular conditions.
    • an indicator of a few muscular disorders described as the sluggish relaxation for the muscles after voluntary contraction or electrical stimulation
    • a situation of continuous muscular contraction.
    • just like myotony.
    • abnormally lengthy muscular contractions; slow relaxation of a muscle after a contraction

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