Synonyms and Antonyms for muscular-contraction

1. muscular 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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5. contraction (n.)

the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together

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6. muscular (adj.)

having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer

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7. muscular (adj.)

having or suggesting great physical power or force

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8. muscular (adj.)

(of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

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