/ (ˌɔːksəˈtɒnɪk) /
(of muscle contraction) occurring against increasing force
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Words nearby auxotonic
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Medical definitions for auxotonic
[ ôk′sə-tŏn′ĭk ]
Relating to a muscle contracting to accommodate an increasing load.
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