Definitions for muscle tone

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. muscular tonus, muscle tone(noun)

    normal tonicity of the muscles

    "exercise improves muscle tone"

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  1. muscle tone(Noun)

    The continuous and passive partial contraction of the muscles, which helps maintain posture.

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  1. Muscle tone

    In physiology, medicine, and anatomy, muscle tone is the continuous and passive partial contraction of the muscles, or the muscle’s resistance to passive stretch during resting state. It helps maintain posture, and it declines during REM sleep.

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