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Muscle spasticity

Synonym(s)

  • muscle hypertonicity
  • muscle spasm - tone
  • spasticity

Definition(s)

A spastic state or condition; especially: muscular hypertonicity with increased tendon reflexes.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: September 29, 2014