from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The tracing of a contracting and relaxing muscle drawn by a myograph.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiol.) See Muscle curve, under muscle.

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  • noun biology The contraction curve of a muscle, inscribed upon a prepared surface by means of a myograph.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a graphical recording of muscle activity


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myo- + -gram


  • (A) The flexion-reflex (spinal) commonly has a d'emblée opening; that is, a steep initial contraction passes abruptly into a plateau, giving an approximately rectangular beginning to the myogram.

    Sir Charles Sherrington - Nobel Lecture


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