Definition of myotonia
: tonic spasm of one or more muscles; also : a condition characterized by such spasms
myotonicplay \-ˈtä-nik\ adjective
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Because myotonia congenita is a recessive gene, goats that are crossbred with other breeds typically do not display fainting behaviors.
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Origin and Etymology of myotonia
First Known Use: 1886See Words from the same year
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