Synonyms for (noun) tonus

Synonyms: tone, tonicity, tonus

Definition: the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli

Usage: the doctor tested my tonicity

Similar words: tenseness, tension, tensity, tautness

Definition: the physical condition of being stretched or strained

Usage: it places great tension on the leg muscles; he could feel the tenseness of her body