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Synonyms and Antonyms of muscular contraction

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muscular contraction

synonym (synonym of muscular contraction)

  • (noun.act)
    (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber) (noun.act)
     

hypernym (muscular contraction IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber) (noun.act)
    act of decreasing in length (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF muscular contraction relation)

  • (noun.act)
    an abnormal and usually permanent contraction of a muscle (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a sustained muscular contraction resulting from a rapid series of nerve impulses (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a rhythmic tightening in labor of the upper uterine musculature that contracts the size of the uterus and pushes the fetus toward the birth canal (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    painless contractions of the muscles of the uterus that continue throughout pregnancy with increasing frequency (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    muscular contraction that causes the vagina to close; usually an anxiety reaction before coitus or pelvic examination (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from muscular contraction)

domain category (muscular contraction is domain category of ....)

  • (noun.cognition)
    the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms (noun.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category contraction muscle contraction shortening contracture tetanus uterine contraction braxton-hicks contraction vaginismus compact compress constrict contract press squeeze physiology

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