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Pathology. lack of tone or energy; muscular weakness, especially in a contractile organ.
Phonetics. lack of stress accent.
(pathol) lack of normal tone or tension, as in muscles; abnormal relaxation of a muscle
(phonetics) lack of stress or accent on a syllable or word

atony at·o·ny (āt’ə-nē, āt’n-ē) or a·to·ni·a (ā-tō’nē-ə)
Lack of normal tone or tension; flaccidity.


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