actomyosin

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noun ac·to·my·o·sin \ˌak-tə-ˈmī-ə-sən\

Definition of actomyosin

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

Origin and Etymology of actomyosin

International Scientific Vocabulary actin + -o- + myosin


First Known Use: 1942


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actomyosin

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noun ac·to·my·o·sin \ˌak-tə-ˈmī-ə-sən\

Medical Definition of actomyosin

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


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