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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Tonicity \To*nic"i*ty\, n. (Physiol.)
The state of healthy tension or partial contraction of muscle
fibers while at rest; tone; tonus.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that
facilitate response to stimuli; "the doctor tested my
tonicity" [syn: tonicity, tonus, tone] [ant:
amyotonia, atonia, atonicity, atony]
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