atony

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atony

[′at·ən·ē]
(medicine)
Absence or extremely low degree of tonus.
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Similarly, in nine of 14 instrumental deliveries, seven out of nine women with atonicity of the uterus and eight of 15 babies having hyperbilirubinemia received more than five units of oxytocin.
For treatment of uterine atonicity, 20 IU of oxytocin is added to one litre of fluid.