Definición de dystonia en inglés:


Silabificación: dys·to·ni·a
Pronunciación: /disˈtōnēə


  • A state of abnormal muscle tone resulting in muscular spasm and abnormal posture, typically due to neurological disease or a side effect of drug therapy.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Within months the neurological disorder focal dystonia took full hold, leaving his hand permanently clenched and unusable.
    • A diagnosis of focal dystonia was made, and injections of botulinum toxin were offered.
    • Writer's cramp is the commonest form of focal hand dystonia and is thought to be due to basal ganglia dysfunction.



Pronunciación: /-ˈtänik/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In this context it is worth noting that until quite recent times neurologists considered dystonic syndromes to be of psychiatric, functional, or non-organic origin.
  • Overdose can cause dystonic reactions and hepatotoxicity.
  • The little girl has dystonic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, which means she is confined to a wheelchair and needs 24-hour care.

Más definiciones de dystonia 

Definición de dystonia en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día skosh
Pronunciación: skəʊʃ
a small amount; a little