organic contracture

(redirected from fixed contracture)

or·gan·ic con·trac·ture

contracture, usually due to fibrosis within the muscle that persists whether the subject is conscious or unconscious.
Synonym(s): fixed contracture

or·gan·ic con·trac·ture

(ōr-gan'ik kŏn-trak'shŭr)
Contracture, usually due to fibrosis within the muscle, which persists whether the patient is conscious or unconscious.
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