from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Body or muscular tone; tonicity.
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- n. tonicity; tone
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Tonicity, or tone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A condition of preparedness in an organ or tissue to perform its normal function as soon as the customary stimulus is applied.
- n. Tonicity.
- n. Tonic spasm.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli
Latin, tone; see tone.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin a sound, tone. See tone. (Wiktionary)