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Spasticity

Introduction: Spasticity

Description of Spasticity

Spasticity (medical condition): Continuous contraction or stiffness of muscles....more »

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Spasticity: the quality of moving or acting in spasms.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Spasticity: Abnormal increase in skeletal or smooth muscle tone. Skeletal muscle hypertonicity may be associated with PYRAMIDAL TRACT lesions or BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES.
Source: Diseases Database

Spasticity: Related Topics

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Spasticity as a Disease

Spasticity (medical condition): See Spasticity (disease information).
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Spasticity: Related Diseases

Spasticity: Spasticity is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Spasticity: Article Excerpts

Spasticity is a condition in which certain muscles are continuously contracted. This contraction... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Spasticity Information Page: NINDS)

Spasticity is a condition in which certain muscles are continuously contracted. This contraction causes stiffness or tightness... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Spasticity Information Page: NINDS)

More information on medical condition: Spasticity:

Spasticity as a Symptom

Spasticity (symptom): When there are hypertonic movements of the muscles and...more »

Spasticity (symptom): Spasticity is a condition in which certain muscles are continuously contracted. This contraction causes... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Spasticity Information Page: NINDS)

Spasticity (symptom): See Spasticity (symptom information).

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Spasticity: Related Disease Topics

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Source: Diseases Database

Broader terms for Spasticity

  • fitfulness
  • jerkiness

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Spasticity

The following list attempts to classify Spasticity into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • fitfulness,jerkiness
  • irregularity,unregularity
  • quality
  • attribute
  • abstraction

Source: WordNet 2.1

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