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myotonoid

Pronunciation: mi-ot'o-noyd

Definition: Denoting a muscular reaction, naturally or electrically excited, characterized by slow contraction and, especially, slow relaxation.

[myo- + G. tonos, tone, tension, + eidos, resemblance]

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