Medical Definition of tension
1a: the act or action of stretching or the condition or degree of being stretched to stiffness <muscular tension>b: stress 1b
2a: either of two balancing forces causing or tending to cause extensionb: the stress resulting from the elongation of an elastic body
3: inner striving, unrest, or imbalance often with physiological indication of emotion
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