Welcome to biology-online.org! Please login to access all site features. Create account.
Log me on automatically each visit
| Page history
| Printable version
A form of rapid succession of contractions and relaxations of a muscle after a forced passive muscle stretch
Clonus may be caused by neurologic conditions and usually linked to upper motor pathologic conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord damage or liver encephalopathy.
Word origin: Greek klonos (violent, confused motion)
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page
This page was last modified 10:13, 1 February 2011. This page has been accessed 3,523 times. What links here
| Related changes
| Permanent link
© Biology-Online.org. All Rights Reserved.
Register | Login
| About Us | Contact Us | Link to Us | Disclaimer & Privacy | Powered by CASPION