Medical Definition of Isometric tension

1. Tension generated in a muscle without contraction occurring: cross bridges are being re formed with the same site on the thin filament and the tension (in striated muscle) is proportional to the overlap between thick and thin filaments. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isometric Tension

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isometheptene
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isometric contraction
isometric contraction period
isometric exercise
isometric line
isometric period of cardiac cycle
isometric perspective
isometric relaxation
isometric relaxation period
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isometric space
isometric spaces
isometric tension (current term)
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isomonodromic
isomonodromy
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isomorphic response
isomorphically

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