\kɒntɹɐktˈɪlɪti], \kɒntɹɐktˈɪlɪti], \k_ɒ_n_t_ɹ_ɐ_k_t_ˈɪ_l_ɪ_t_i]\
Definitions of CONTRACTILITY
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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By Princeton University
By Oddity Software
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
hat vital property, which gives, to certain parts, the power of contracting. The muscles of locomotion are endowed with a power of voluntary contractility,or one dependent immediately on the action of the brain: - the muscles of the viscera of digestion, and other internal organs, enjoy an involuntary contractility. Contractility and irritability are frequently used synonymously to signify the property possessed by an tissue of contraction the application of an appropriate stimulus.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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