slow-twitch

adjective \ ˈslō-ˌtwich \

Definition of slow-twitch

: of, relating to, or being muscle fiber that contracts slowly especially during sustained physical activity requiring endurance — compare fast-twitch

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1971

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slow-twitch

adjective \ ˌslō-ˌtwich \

medical Definition of slow-twitch

: of, relating to, or being muscle fiber that contracts slowly especially during sustained physical activity requiring endurance — compare fast-twitch

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