Definition of myotonic in English:


Pronunciation /-ˈtänik/



See myotonia

‘In addition, diseases resulting in impaired contraction of striated muscle, such as myasthenia gravis or myotonic dystrophies, may demonstrate similar abnormalities.’
  • ‘The researchers will focus on myotonic and facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophies.’
  • ‘And I went to the clinic to see if I had a thing called myotonic muscular dystrophy, which is also known as Steinert's disease.’
  • ‘This mutation also causes painful myotonic stiffness in humans.’