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Medical Term:

myodystony

Pronunciation: mi'o-dis'to-ne

Definition: A condition of slow relaxation, interrupted by a succession of slight contractions, following electrical stimulation of a muscle.

[myo- + G. dys-, difficult, + tonos, tone, tension]

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