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  Definition of muscular contraction
  1. (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
Similar Words: contraction, muscle contraction

 

Hyponyms: contracture, tetanus, uterine contraction, Braxton-Hicks contraction, false labor, vaginismus

 

Derivational Morphology: compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press

 

 
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