"catatonia" in the noun sense
extreme tonus muscular rigidity a common symptom in catatonic schizophrenia
2. catatonic schizophrenia, catatonic type schizophrenia, catatonia
a form of schizophrenia characterized by a tendency to remain in a fixed stuporous state for long periods the catatonia may give way to short periods of extreme excitement
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