myotatic irritability


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irritability

 [ir″ĭ-tah-bil´ĭ-te]
1. ability of an organism or a specific tissue to react to the environment.
2. the state of being abnormally responsive to slight stimuli, or unduly sensitive.
myotatic irritability the ability of a muscle to contract in response to stretching.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

my·o·tat·ic ir·ri·ta·bil·i·ty

the ability of a muscle to contract in response to the stimulus produced by a sudden stretching.
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myotatic irritability

n.
The ability of a muscle to contract in response to the stimulus produced by a sudden stretching.
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my·o·tat·ic ir·ri·ta·bil·i·ty

(mī'ō-tat'ik ir'i-tă-bil'i-tē)
The ability of a muscle to contract in response to the stimulus produced by a sudden stretching.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012