auxotonic

/ (ˌɔːksəˈtɒnɪk) /

adjective

(of muscle contraction) occurring against increasing force

Nearby words

  1. auxo-,
  2. auxocardia,
  3. auxochrome,
  4. auxocyte,
  5. auxospore,
  6. auxotroph,
  7. auxotrophic,
  8. av,
  9. av node,
  10. av.

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Medicine definitions for auxotonic

auxotonic

[ ôk′sə-tŏnĭk ]

adj.

Relating to a muscle contracting to accommodate an increasing load.

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