Tension vs Amyotonia - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between tension and amyotonia

is that tension is tension while amyotonia is lack of normal muscular tension or tonus, especially when congenital.

tension

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Condition of being held in a state between two or more forces, which are acting in opposition to each other
  • Psychological state of being tense.
  • (physics, engineering) State of an elastic object which is stretched in a way which increases its length.
  • (physics, engineering) Force transmitted through a rope, string, cable, or similar object (used with prepositions on'', ''in'', or ''of , e.g., "The tension in the cable is 1000 N", to convey that the same magnitude of force applies to objects attached to both ends).
  • (physics, engineering) Voltage. Usually only the terms low tension, high tension, and extra-high tension, and the abbreviations LT, HT, and EHT are used. They are not precisely defined; LT is normally a few volts, HT a few hundreds of volts, and EHT thousands of volts.
  • Verb

  • To place an object in tension, to pull or place strain on.
  • We tensioned the cable until it snapped.

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    amyotonia

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • Lack of normal muscular tension or tonus, especially when congenital.