electrocontractility

[ ĭ-lĕk′trō-kŏn′trăk-tĭlĭ-tē ]

n.

The power of contraction of muscular tissue in response to an electrical stimulus.

Nearby words

  1. estrela, serra da,
  2. estremadura,
  3. estrildid,
  4. estrin,
  5. estriol,
  6. estrogen replacement therapy,
  7. estrogenic,
  8. estrone,
  9. estrous,
  10. estrous cycle


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