Synonyms and Antonyms for braxton-hicks-contraction

1. Braxton-Hicks contraction (n.)

painless contractions of the muscles of the uterus that continue throughout pregnancy with increasing frequency


2. contraction (n.)

(physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)


3. contraction (n.)

the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together


4. contraction (n.)

the act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope

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5. contraction (n.)

a word formed from two or more words by omitting or combining some sounds