Definición de contractile en inglés:

contractile

Silabificación: con·trac·tile
Pronunciación: /kənˈtraktəl, -ˌtīl
 
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adjetivo

Biology & Physiology
  • Capable of or producing contraction: the contractile activity of the human colon
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Smooth muscle fibers usually contract slowly but are capable of sustained contractile activity.
    • Good correlation exists between findings in vitro and the observed contractile properties in vivo.
    • Smooth muscle cells possess a contractile apparatus consisting of actin and myosin filaments and the cytoskeleton.

Derivativos

contractility

Pronunciación: /ˌkänˌtrakˈtilitē/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Hypercapnia can also decrease respiratory muscle contractility, leading to a vicious circle of carbon dioxide retention.
  • Activation of the adrenergic system triggers the release of catecholamines, which stimulate contractility, heart rate, and blood pressure and promote myocyte hypertrophy.
  • Studies performed in undernourished patients without respiratory disease have suggested that malnutrition may impair skeletal muscle contractility.

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