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Pronunciation: ak′rō-mī-ō-tō′nē-ă

Definition: Myotonia affecting the limbs only, resulting in spastic deformity of the hand or foot.

Synonym(s): acromyotonus

[acro- + G. mys, muscle, + tonos, tension]

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