sympathicotonia

sympathicotonia
A condition in which there is increased tonus of the sympathetic system and a marked tendency to vascular spasm and high blood pressure; opposed to vagotonia. [sympathico- + G. tonos, tone, tension]

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sym·path·i·co·to·nia sim-.path-i-kō-'tō-nē-ə n a condition produced by relatively great activity or stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system and characterized by goose bumps, vascular spasm, and abnormally high blood pressure called also sympatheticotonia compare VAGOTONIA
sym·path·i·co·ton·ic -'tän-ik adj

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  • sympathicotonia — sym·path·i·co·to·nia …   English syllables

  • sympathicotonia — …   Useful english dictionary

  • симпатикотония — (sympathicotonia; симпатико + греч. tonos напряжение) преобладание тонуса симпатической части вегетативной нервной системы над тонусом ее парасимпатической части …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Симпатикотони́я — (sympathicotonia; Симпатико + греч. tonos напряжение) преобладание тонуса симпатической части вегетативной нервной системы над тонусом ее парасимпатической части …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • sympathicotonic — Relating to or characterized by sympathicotonia …   Medical dictionary

  • vagotonia — Archaic designation for a condition in which the parasympathetic autonomic system is reputedly overactive. SYN: parasympathotonia, sympathetic imbalance. [vago + G. tonos, strain] * * * va·go·to·nia .vā gə tō nē ə …   Medical dictionary

  • sympatheticotonia — sym·pa·thet·i·co·to·nia .sim pə .thet i kə tō nē ə n SYMPATHICOTONIA sym·pa·thet·i·co·ton·ic tän ik adj …   Medical dictionary

  • amphotony — am·phot·o·ny (am fotґə ne) [ampho + Gr. tonos tension] a condition in which both sympathicotonia and vagotony are said to exist; hypertonia of the entire sympathetic nervous system …   Medical dictionary

  • sympathico- — combining form Etymology: New Latin sympathicus, from sympathia sympathy + icus ic : sympathetic sympathicotonia * * * sympathico see sympatho …   Useful english dictionary

  • -tonia — ˈtōnēə noun combining form ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from tonus + ia y : condition or degree of tonus hypotonia somatotonia * * * a combining form with the meaning muscle tension, nerve tension, as specified by the initial element ( …   Useful english dictionary

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