"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.
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)
- Muscle Tonus
- Tonus, Muscle
- Muscle Tightness
- Tightness, Muscle
- Muscular Tension
- Tension, Muscular
- Muscle Tension
- Tension, Muscle
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