What is another word for atony?

113 synonyms found


[ ɐtˈə͡ʊni], [ ɐtˈə‍ʊni], [ ɐ_t_ˈəʊ_n_i]

How to use "Atony" in context?

Atony is a medical condition in which a person experiences little or no sensation due to an interruption in the nerve supply to the body. This interruption can be due to a physical or psychic cause. Atony can occur in any part of the body, and can vary in severity. There are several different types of atony, and the severity can often be assessed by how much sensation is lost.

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