amyotonia

noun
amyo·​to·​nia | \ ˌā-ˌmī-ə-ˈtō-nē-ə How to pronounce amyotonia (audio) \

Definition of amyotonia

: deficiency of muscle tone

First Known Use of amyotonia

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amyotonia

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“Amyotonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amyotonia. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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amyotonia

noun
amyo·​to·​nia | \ ˌā-ˌmī-ə-ˈtō-nē-ə How to pronounce amyotonia (audio) \

Medical Definition of amyotonia

: deficiency of muscle tone

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