What does muscle tone mean?

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"


  1. muscle tone(Noun)

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


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of muscle tone in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of muscle tone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Melillo:

    If you get a child who has really strong left brain and delayed right brain, those are kids that may be labeled with attentional problems or behavioral problems or social issues, the easiest way to get their brain to become coordinated is by making their body coordinated, so a large part of what we're doing is this sensory motor interaction, building their muscle tone, building their strength, building their body spatial awareness.

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