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amyotonia

Pronunciation: ă-mī′ō-tō′nē-ă

Definition: Generalized absence of muscle tone, usually associated with flabby musculature and an increased range of passive movement at joints.

[G. a- priv. + mys, muscle, + tonos, tone]

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