Sentence Examples


  • The receptive organs of the muscular sense and of the semicircular canals are to be regarded as the sites of origin of this reflex tonus of the skeletal muscles.
  • Striped muscles possessing an autochthonous tonus appear to be the various sphincter muscles.
  • There slowly successive phases of increased and of diminished tonus regularly alternate, and upon them are superposed the rhythmic "beats" of the pulsating heart.
  • In tracing the tonus of neurons to a source, one is always led link by link against the current of nerve force - so to say, "up stream" - to the first beginnings of the chain of neurons in the sensifacient surfaces of the body.
  • From these, as in the eye, ear, and other sense organs, tonus is constantly initiated.

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