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(klō′nŭs )

[L. clonus, fr. Gr. klonos, turmoil, confusion]
Spasmodic alternation of muscular contractions between antagonistic muscle groups caused by a hyperactive stretch reflex from an upper motor neuron lesion. Sustained pressure or stretch of one of the muscles usually inhibits the reflex.
clonicity (klō-nis′ĭt-ē, klon- ), n.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Clonus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760990/all/clonicity.
Clonus. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760990/all/clonicity. Accessed July 18, 2019.
Clonus. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760990/all/clonicity
Clonus [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760990/all/clonicity.
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