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Descriptor English:   Muscle Contraction 
Descriptor Spanish:   Contracción Muscular 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Contração Muscular 
Synonyms English:   Contraction, Muscle
Contraction, Muscular
Contractions, Muscle
Contractions, Muscular
Inotropism
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Muscle Contractions
Muscular Contraction
Muscular Contractions  
Tree Number:   G11.427.494
Definition English:   A process leading to shortening and/or development of tension in muscle tissue. Muscle contraction occurs by a sliding filament mechanism whereby actin filaments slide inward among the myosin filaments. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not use for HEART or MYOCARDIUM ( = MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION) or UTERUS ( = UTERINE CONTRACTION)
See Related English:   Muscle Fatigue
Muscle Relaxation
Muscle Strength
 
History Note English:   65(64) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
DE drug effects ES ethics
GE genetics IM immunology
PH physiology RE radiation effects
Record Number:   9309 
Unique Identifier:   D009119 

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