Related to Contaction: muscle contraction


n.1.Act of touching.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The thalamus decreases the contaction of the muscles and levels of the adrenocorticotrophic hormone and alters the sympathetic system activation.
Effect of optic material and haptic design on anterior capsule opacification and capsulorrhexis contaction. Am J Ophthalmol.
Contaction of catalase to NADPH protects enzyme from inactivation and increases the effectiveness (H.N.