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contractile

[kən′trak·təl]
(biology)
Displaying contraction; having the property of contracting.
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The other factor that may affect the contractile function of gut is the muscular development.
Since patients with ACL resection often put an end of their clinical rehabilitation program without any permission, long-term effects of ACL resection on the morphological and contractile properties of skeletal muscles around knee joint remains unclear due to a small number of patients who complete their rehabilitation program (Konrads et al.
Sustained contractions cause reduction in fuel availability in diabetic muscles faster than the controls which impaired the functioning of contractile apparatus leading to their early fatigue and recovery from fatigue was delayed due to their inability to efficiently replenish energy resources17.
Detrusor overactivity with high contractile frequency and urgency manifests as excessive and involuntary detrusor contraction in the bladder.
Scientists can now quickly and cheaply generate these human cardiac myocytes and quantify contractile responses in single cells.
Inose, "Mechanisms underlying attenuated contractile response of aortic rings to noradrenaline in fructose-fed mice," European Journal of Pharmacology, vol.
Specifically, this study addressed the optimal method of measuring WIV and the relationships of work capacity parameters with bladder contractile function and BOO.
An increased cAMP dampens the contractile response of smooth muscle cell by decreasing intracellular calcium.
Immunofluorescence studies localized ApAQP as uniformly distributed on the contractile vacuole and on surrounding vesicles of A.
The contractile activity of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes was studied by the standard technique.
The advantage of multicellular cardiac preparations is that they allow the complete tracking of both systolic (contraction and relaxation) and diastolic (tension at rest) phases of the cycle, both of which should not be ignored during the full assessment of the contractile function.