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- Contraction may refer to: Contraction (grammar), a shortened word Poetic contraction, omission of letters for poetic reasons Elision, omission of sounds...
- A contraction is a shortened version of the spoken and written forms of a word, syllable, or word group, created by omission of internal letters and sounds...
- Muscle contraction is the activation of tension-generating sites within muscle cells. In physiology, muscle contraction does not necessarily mean muscle...
- A uterine contraction is a muscle contraction of the uterine smooth muscle. The uterus frequently contracts throughout the entire menstrual cycle, and...
- Length contraction is the phenomenon that a moving object's length is measured to be shorter than its proper length, which is the length as measured in...
- Braxton Hicks contractions, also known as practice contractions, are sporadic uterine contractions that may start around six w****s into a pregnancy. However...
- Contraction alkalosis refers to the increase in blood pH that occurs as a result of fluid losses (volume contraction). The change in pH is especially pronounced...
- In cardiac physiology, isovolumetric contraction is an event occurring in early systole during which the ventricles contract with no corresponding volume...
- isotonic contraction, tension remains the same, whilst the muscle's length changes. Isotonic contractions differ from isokinetic contractions in that in...
- and refills with blood, called diastole, following a period of robust contraction and pumping of blood, dubbed systole. After emptying, the heart immediately...