HyperDic: tonus

English > 1 sense of the word tonus:
NOUNstatetonus, tonicity, tonethe elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli
English > tonus: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningThe elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli.
Synonymstonicity, tone
Categorymuscle, muscular tissueanimal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
Narrowercatatoniaextreme / extreme tonus
hypertonia, hypertonus, hypertonicity(of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic
hypotonia, hypotonus, hypotonicity(of muscular tissue) the state of being hypotonic
muscular tonus, muscle tonenormal tonicity of the muscles
myotoniaabnormally long muscular contractions
Broadertension, tensity, tenseness, tautnessThe physical condition of being stretched or strained
Oppositeatonicity, atony, atonia, amyotonialack of normal muscular tension or tonus
Spanishhipertónico, tonicidad, tono
Catalanto, tonicitat
Adjectivestonicof or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue

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