TITLE

muscle contraction, concentric

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1407
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "muscle contraction, concentric " is presented. It means contraction of a muscle in which the extended muscle is shortened. An example would be pulling the body up by grasping a bar over the head. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21236712

 

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