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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Contractility(0.00840 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Contractility.
English → English (WordNet)
n : the capability or quality of shrinking or contracting,
especially by muscle fibers and even some other forms of
English → English (gcide)
Contractility \Con`trac*til"i*ty\, n.
1. The quality or property by which bodies shrink or
2. (Physiol.) The power possessed by the fibers of living
muscle of contracting or shortening.
Note: When subject to the will, as in the muscles of
locomotion, such power is called voluntary
contractility; when not controlled by the will, as in
the muscles of the heart, it is involuntary