actomyosin


ac·to·my·o·sin

noun \ˌak-tə-ˈmī-ə-sən\

Definition of ACTOMYOSIN

:  a contractile complex of actin and myosin that together with ATP is active during muscular contraction

Origin of ACTOMYOSIN

International Scientific Vocabulary actin + -o- + myosin
First Known Use: 1942

ac·to·my·o·sin

noun \ˌak-tə-ˈmī-ə-sən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACTOMYOSIN

: a viscous contractile complex of actin and myosin concerned together with ATP in muscular contraction

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