Myotactic



myotactic my·o·tac·tic (mī’ə-tāk’tĭk)
adj.
Relating to the muscular sense of touch.

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  • Myotasis

    myotasis my·ot·a·sis (mī-ŏt’ə-sĭs) n. Stretching of a muscle. my’o·tat’ic (mī’ə-tāt’ĭk) adj.

  • Myotatic contraction

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



  • Myotatic irritability

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

  • Myotatic reflex

    myotatic reflex n. Tonic contraction of the muscles in response to a stretching force, due to stimulation of muscle proprioceptors. Also called stretch reflex.



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