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atony

[′at·ən·ē]
(medicine)
Absence or extremely low degree of tonus.
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Serotonergic antidepressants are associated with REM sleep without atonia.
Ayumi was among this group; her haemorrhage was due to uterine atonia and had no relation to hypertension or other delays, though she had voiced the opinion that rising blood pressure had increased the risk of eclampsia and why she thought one twin was born prematurely.
It is considered to be a parasomnia related to rapid eye movement (REM) sleep because it tends to occur during awakenings from REM sleep and its pathophysiology is considered to involve muscular atonia mediated through REM sleep.
Post cesarean analgesia with ketorolac tromethamine and uterine atonia.
Confirmation of the consensus that glycinergic postsynaptic inhibition is responsible for the atonia of REM sleep.
O uso abusivo de laxantes pode levar à desidratação, elevação dos níveis séricos de aldosterona e vasopressiona, sangramento retal, atonia intestinal e cãibras.
El manejo activo de la tercera etapa del parto consiste en intervenciones disenadas para facilitar que la placenta descienda al aumentar las contracciones uterinas y para evitar una HPP al impedir una atonia uterina.
REM sleep is characterized by vivid dreaming, muscle atonia, desynchronized activity observed on an electroencephalogram (EEG), and episodic bursts of REM.
It is maximally diminished during REM sleep, when there is extreme skeletal muscle hypotonia or atonia.
2]>85%) Systolic blood <20 26 pressure 20-40 16 (mmHg) >40 0 Response to No response, convulsion, atonia 17 the stimulus Mild response, lethargy, mild crying 6 Alertness, strong crying 0 Table 2.
A characteristic feature of RBD is intermittent loss of REM sleep related muscle hypotonia or atonia and the appearance of various abnormal motor activities during sleep.
eran gente de dinero" (Metro 75) y que maduro en "la atonia y en la ausencia de estimulacion propias de Madrid y de Espana" (Metro 242).