organic contracture

n.

Contracture that is usually due to fibrosis within the muscle and persists whether the individual is conscious or unconscious.

Nearby words

  1. organic acid,
  2. organic brain syndrome,
  3. organic chemistry,
  4. organic compound,
  5. organic compounds,
  6. organic disease,
  7. organic evolution,
  8. organic light-emitting diode,
  9. organic mental disorder,
  10. organic mental syndrome


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