contracture

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an abnormal and usually permanent contraction of a muscle

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4 min), time to ischemic contracture was not affected in the [O.
However, exposure to the particle-free multipollutant mixtures delayed the onset of ischemic contracture and preserved contractile function during reperfusion in isolated mouse hearts.
2+] overload during ischemia is associated with the preservation of mitochondrial function and adenosine triphosphate stores (Kowalchuk and Nesto 1989), as suggested by the multipollutant mixtures' induced delay of ischemic contracture and better recovery of posti schemic LVDP and smaller infarct size during reperfusion.