myotasis

[mī-ŏtə-sĭs]

n.

Stretching of a muscle.

Nearby words

  1. myositis fibrosa,
  2. myositis ossificans,
  3. myosotis,
  4. myospasm,
  5. myotactic,
  6. myotatic contraction,
  7. myotatic irritability,
  8. myotatic reflex,
  9. myotenositis,
  10. myotenotomy

Related formsmy′o•tatic (mī′ə-tătĭk) adj.


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