not contracting under the action of cold or heat; said of muscles.
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Not contracted or constricted by ordinary variations of temperature; said of certain tissues.
[G. a- priv. + thermos, hot, + systaltikos, constringent]
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athermosystalticadjective An obsolete term referring to a lack of tissue contractility in response to changes in temperature.
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