HyperDic: contracture

English > 1 sense of the word contracture:
NOUNactcontracturean abnormal and usually permanent contraction of a muscle
English > contracture: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningAn abnormal and usually permanent contraction of a muscle.
Broadercontraction, muscular contraction, muscle contraction(physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
Spanishcontractura
Catalancontractura
Verbscontractsqueeze or press together

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