[ sloh-twich ]
/ ˈsloʊˌtwɪtʃ /
of or relating to muscle fiber that contracts relatively slowly and is resistant to fatigue (distinguished from fast-twitch).
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Origin of slow-twitch
First recorded in 1975–80
Words nearby slow-twitch
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