Definition of Contraction. Meaning of Contraction. Synonyms of Contraction

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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...
- Muscle contraction is the activation of tension-generating sites within muscle fibers. In physiology, muscle contraction does not necessarily mean muscle...
- Braxton Hicks contractions, also known as practice contractions, are sporadic uterine contractions that sometimes start around six w****s into a pregnancy...
- A contraction is a shortened version of the written and spoken forms of a word, syllable, or word group, created by omission of internal letters and sounds...
- the object's own rest frame. This contraction (also known as Lorentz contraction or Lorentz–FitzGerald contraction after Hendrik Lorentz and George Francis...
- isotonic contraction, tension remains the same, whilst the muscle's length changes. Isotonic contractions differ from isokinetic contractions in that in...
- In cardiac physiology, isovolumetric contraction is an event occurring in early systole during which the ventricles contract with no corresponding volume...
- Poetic contractions are contractions of words found in poetry but not commonly used in everyday modern English. Also known as elision, these contractions are...
- blood, called diastole (/daɪˈæstəli/), followed by a period of robust contraction and pumping of blood, dubbed systole (/sɪsˈtəli/). After emptying, the...
- A uterine contraction is a muscle contraction of the uterine smooth muscle. The uterus frequently contracts throughout the entire menstrual cycle, and...
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