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1.adj.a. relating to normal muscle tone. b. marked by continuous tension (contraction), e.g. a tonic muscle spasm. 2.n. a medicinal substance purporting to increase vigour and liveliness and produce a feeling of wellbeing: beneficial effects of tonics are probably due to their placebo action.

1.adj.a. relating to normal muscle tone. b. marked by continuous tension (contraction), e.g. a tonic muscle spasm. 2.n. a medicinal substance purporting to increase vigour and liveliness and produce a feeling of wellbeing: beneficial effects of tonics are probably due to their placebo action.

a. relating to normal muscle tone. b. marked by continuous tension (contraction), e.g. a tonic muscle spasm.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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