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Noun Concept
Categories: Cell movement, Set indices
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contractility  contractile
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The capability or quality of shrinking or contracting, especially by muscle fibers and even some other forms of living matter WordNet 3.0
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The capability or quality of shrinking or contracting, especially by muscle fibers and even some other forms of living matter WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Contractility refers to the ability for self-contraction, especially of the muscles or similar active biological tissue Contractile ring in cytokinesis Contractile vacuole Muscle contraction Myocardial contractility See contractile cell for an overview of cell types in humans. Wikipedia
The intrinsic ability of the heart/myocardium to contract Wikipedia Disambiguation
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