myotatic contraction

myotatic contraction
рефлекс растяжения

postural contraction — постуральный рефлекс

iris contraction reflex — зрачковый рефлекс

English-Russian big medical dictionary. 2005.

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  • myotatic contraction — contraction or irritability of a muscle brought into play by sudden passive stretching or by tapping on its tendon. See also stretch reflex and tendon reflex, under reflex …   Medical dictionary

  • contraction — 1. A shortening or increase in tension; denoting the normal function of muscle. 2. A shrinkage or reduction in size. 3. Heart beat, as in premature c..beat. [L. contractus, drawn together] after c …   Medical dictionary

  • myotatic — |mīə|tad.ik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary my + Greek tatikos exerting tension, from tatos stretchable (from teinein to stretch) + ikos ic more at thin of muscular contraction : resulting from stretching used chiefly of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reflexometer — An instrument for measuring the force necessary to excite a reflex. [reflex + G. metron, measure] * * * re·flex·om·e·ter (re″flek somґə tər) [reflex + meter] an instrument for measuring the force necessary to produce myotatic… …   Medical dictionary

  • stretch reflex — myotatic reflex the reflex contraction of a muscle in response to its being stretched …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Reflex — A reaction that is involuntary. The corneal reflex is the blink that occurs with irritation of the eye. The nasal reflex is a sneeze. * * * 1. An involuntary reaction in response to a stimulus applied to the periphery and transmitted to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • stretch reflex — n a spinal reflex involving reflex contraction of a muscle in response to stretching called also myotatic reflex * * * (myotatic reflex) the reflex contraction of a muscle in response to its being stretched. * * * reflex contraction of a muscle… …   Medical dictionary

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  • PNF stretching — PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation) stretching is a physical therapy procedure designed in the 1940s and 1950s to rehabilitate patients with paralysis.cite book last = McAtee first = Robert authorlink = title = Facilitated Stretching… …   Wikipedia

  • mechanoreception — See mechanoreceptor. * * * Ability to detect and respond to mechanical stimuli in one s environment. A slight deformation of a mechanoreceptive neuron causes an electric charge at its surface, activating a response. Mechanoreceptors in pain spots …   Universalium

  • Weight training — This article is about strength training using weight (gravity) to generate resistance to contraction. For basic principles on increasing the strength of muscles, see strength training. A complete weight training workout can be performed with a… …   Wikipedia

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