Origin of contracture
Related formscon·trac·tured, adjective
Examples from the Web for contracture
In his opinion, the eye mobility negatived any idea of contracture consequent on central lesions.
The suspension of this tonic tic by volitional effort accentuates its distinction from contracture.
Six months later the same position was maintained, but the contracture disappeared under an anæsthetic.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
Their characteristic feature is the fact of the contracture being voluntary in origin.
Contracture may occur in the muscles affected after the spasms cease.