Muscle Tonus

"Muscle Tonus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The state of activity or tension of a muscle beyond that related to its physical properties, that is, its active resistance to stretch. In skeletal muscle, tonus is dependent upon efferent innervation. (Stedman, 25th ed)


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Bar chart showing 10 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2006 and 2007 and 2012
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