Synonyms and Antonyms for muscle-contraction

1. muscle contraction (n.)

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

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2. contraction (n.)

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

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3. contraction (n.)

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

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4. contraction (n.)

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

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7. muscle (n.)

a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard

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8. muscle (n.)

possessing muscular strength

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9. muscle (v.)

make one's way by force

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10. muscle (n.)

authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way)

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