myotonus

noun
my·​ot·​o·​nus | \ mī-ˈät-ə-nəs How to pronounce myotonus (audio) \

Medical Definition of myotonus

: sustained spasm of a muscle or muscle group

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“Myotonus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/myotonus. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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