Weber paradox


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We·ber par·a·dox

(vā'ber),
if a muscle is loaded beyond its power to contract, it may elongate.

We·ber par·a·dox

(vā'ber par'ă-doks)
If a muscle is loaded beyond its power to contract, it may elongate.

Weber paradox

A muscle loaded beyond its ability to contract may elongate.

Weber,

Ernst Heinrich, German physiologist and anatomist, 1795-1878.
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Weber paradox - if a muscle is loaded beyond its power to contract, it may elongate.
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