dystonia

noun dys·to·nia \ dis-ˈtō-nē-ə \

Definition of dystonia

: any of various conditions (such as Parkinson's disease and torticollis) characterized by abnormalities of movement and muscle tone

dystonic

play \-ˈtä-nik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of dystonia

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

dystonia

noun dys·to·nia \ dis-ˈtō-nē-ə \

medical Definition of dystonia

: a state of disordered tonicity of tissues (as of muscle)

dystonic

play \-ˈtän-ik\ adjective

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