contractility

Definitions of contractility
  1. noun
    the capability or quality of shrinking or contracting, especially by muscle fibers and even some other forms of living matter
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    types:
    astringency, stypsis
    the ability to contract or draw together soft body tissues to check blood flow or restrict secretion of fluids
    type of:
    ability
    the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
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