atonic

adjective aton·ic \ (ˌ)ā-ˈtä-nik , (ˌ)a- \

Definition of atonic

1 : characterized by atony
2 : uttered without accent or stress

First Known Use of atonic

1777

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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atonic

adjective aton·ic \ (ˈ)ā-ˈtän-ik, (ˈ)a- \

medical Definition of atonic

: characterized by atony
  • an atonic bladder

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