Origin of contracture
OTHER WORDS FROM contracturecon·trac·tured, adjective
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How to use contracture in a sentence
The man was more confused than usual, and contractures had stiffened his thin legs into tent poles.
A contracture is then developed, and it may be transferred to the opposite limb by the approach of a magnet.Insomnia; and Other Disorders of Sleep|Henry M. Lyman
The secondary changes in joints which are the seat of paralytic contracture are considered with the surgery of the Extremities.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The suspension of this tonic tic by volitional effort accentuates its distinction from contracture.
In his opinion, the eye mobility negatived any idea of contracture consequent on central lesions.
Their characteristic feature is the fact of the contracture being voluntary in origin.