atonicity

noun

ato·​nic·​i·​ty ˌā-tō-ˈnis-ət-ē, ˌat-ə-ˈnis- How to pronounce atonicity (audio)
plural atonicities
: lack of normal tension or tonus
intestinal atonicity as a cause of constipation

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“Atonicity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/atonicity. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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