MYOTONIC DISORDER

is an umbrella term used to describe any inherited disorder which causes voluntary muscles to relax after tension at a greatly reduced pace.

MYOTONIC DISORDER: "Myotonic disorders result in a reduced ability for muscles to relax after stretching."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MYOTONIC DISORDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/myotonic-disorder/ (accessed May 13, 2021).
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