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The normal tension or elasticity of a resting muscle. Also called muscle tone. See also catalepsy, cataplexy (1), catatonia, decerebrate rigidity, dystonia, hypertonia, hypotonia, REM atonia. Compare atonia. [From Greek tonos tension or tone]

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