What does hypertonus mean?

Definitions for hypertonus

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word hypertonus.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hypertonia, hypertonus, hypertonicitynoun

    (of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic


  1. hypertonus

    Hypertonus is a medical term referring to an abnormal increase in muscle tension and a reduced ability of a muscle to stretch. It is usually due to neurological or muscular disorders and can cause stiffness, pain, and restricted movement.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce hypertonus?

How to say hypertonus in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hypertonus in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hypertonus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Translations for hypertonus

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for hypertonus »


Find a translation for the hypertonus definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"hypertonus." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 4 Dec. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/hypertonus>.

Discuss these hypertonus definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for hypertonus? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    young tree
    • A. mealie
    • B. confrere
    • C. sapling
    • D. larceny

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for hypertonus: