anodal opening contraction


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an·od·al o·pen·ing con·trac·tion (AnOC, AOC),

obsolete term for the momentary contraction of a muscle under the influence of the positive pole when the circuit is broken.
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anodal opening contraction

Abbreviation: AOC
Contraction of the muscles at the anode when the electrical circuit is open.
See also: contraction
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