[hahy-per-toh-nee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pərˈtoʊ ni ə/

noun, Pathology.
increased rigidity, tension, and spasticity of the muscles.

hypertonia hy·per·to·ni·a (hī’pər-tō’nē-ə)
Extreme tension of the muscles or arteries.


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