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Noun Concept
Categories: Muscular system, Exercise physiology, Articles with short description, Musculoskeletal system, Neurology
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contraction  muscle contraction  muscular contraction  Eccentric  Concentric contraction
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(physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber) WordNet 3.0
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(physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber) WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Muscle contraction is the activation of tension-generating sites within muscle fibers. Wikipedia
A change that occurs when a muscle fiber lengthens or shortens Wikipedia Disambiguation
Process in which force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step that is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force Wikidata
A shortening of a muscle when it is used. Wiktionary
Shortening of a muscle when it is used. Wiktionary (translation)