aftercontraction

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af·ter·con·trac·tion

(af'ter-kon-trak'shŭn),
A muscular contraction persisting a noticeable time after stimulus has ceased.
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We analyzed myocyte contraction, after-contraction, and [Ca.sup.2+] transient and spark as previously described (Yan et al.
Frequency of events (e.g., percentage of myocytes with after-contractions) was analyzed using a chi-square test.