slow-twitch

[ sloh-twich ]
/ ˈsloʊˌtwɪtʃ /

adjective Physiology.

of or relating to muscle fiber that contracts relatively slowly and is resistant to fatigue (distinguished from fast-twitch).

Origin of slow-twitch

First recorded in 1975–80
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