TONUS

noun. An ongoing, slight stretching, pulling, tension, or contracting in muscles whenever they are at rest.

TONUS: "The tonus state of her muscles may have accounted for their increased size."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TONUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tonus/ (accessed November 15, 2019).
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