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Muscle Tonus

"Muscle Tonus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The state of activity or tension of a muscle beyond that related to its physical properties, that is, its active resistance to stretch. In skeletal muscle, tonus is dependent upon efferent innervation. (Stedman, 25th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Muscle Tonus" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Muscle Tonus" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 47 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2004 and 2015
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