elec·​tro·​con·​trac·​til·​i·​ty i-ˌlek-trō-ˌkän-ˌtrak-ˈtil-ət-ē, -kən- How to pronounce electrocontractility (audio)
plural electrocontractilities
: contractility (as of a muscle) in response to electric stimulation

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“Electrocontractility.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/electrocontractility. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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