myotatic contraction

my·o·tat·ic con·trac·tion

a reflex contraction of a skeletal muscle that occurs as a result of stimulation of the stretch receptors in the muscle, that is, as part of a myotatic reflex.

myotatic contraction

n.
A contraction of a skeletal muscle that occurs as part of a myotatic reflex.

my·o·tat·ic con·trac·tion

(mī'ō-tat'ik kŏn-trak'shŭn)
A reflex contraction of a skeletal muscle that occurs as a result of stimulation of the stretch receptors in the muscle, i.e., as part of a myotatic reflex.
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