Definitions

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  • n. An abnormal loss of muscle tone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A condition of diminished tension or tone in a part or in the body in general.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (of muscular tissue) the state of being hypotonic

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Examples

  • But in higher doses it can cause something known as hypotonia, where all your muscles just become flaccid.

    CNN Transcript Nov 8, 2007

  • As you get into higher doses, it can actually cause something known as hypotonia, where all your muscles go flaccid.

    CNN Transcript Nov 8, 2007

  • It can cause something known as hypotonia or all your muscles just become very flaccid and they can cause people to become amnestic, meaning they forget everything that's about to happen to them, which is why it became a date rape drug.

    CNN Transcript Nov 8, 2007

  • It's an illicit drug, but in higher doses it can cause something known as hypotonia, where your muscles just become flaccid.

    CNN Transcript Nov 8, 2007

  • The toddler, who suffered from a pre-existing muscle condition known as hypotonia, lived for another 19 days at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh before doctors took her off life support, police said.

    News/local from www.dailyamerican.com

  • More than 10 months would pass between doctor exams before Ferguson was diagnosed with a muscle condition known as hypotonia in April 2008.

    News/local from www.dailyamerican.com

  • The toddler, who suffered from a pre-existing muscle condition known as hypotonia, lived for another 19 days at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh before doctors took her off life support.

    News/local from www.dailyamerican.com

  • Dr. Andreas Rett, an Austrian physician, first identified this condition in 1966 by publishing an article in a journal. hypotonia, which is loss of muscle tone.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • A 2008 study concluded that Peek probably had FG syndrome, a rare genetic syndrome linked to the X chromosome which causes physical anomalies such as hypotonia (low muscle tone) and macrocephaly (abnormally large head)

    OCAU News

  • "hypotonia," or muscles with low tone, followed closely by "fatigue with activity."

    RedOrbit News - Technology

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