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

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4. contraction (n.)

the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together


5. contraction (n.)

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