electrocontractility

noun
elec·​tro·​con·​trac·​til·​i·​ty | \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˌkän-ˌtrak-ˈtil-ət-ē, -kən- How to pronounce electrocontractility (audio) \
plural electrocontractilities

Medical Definition of electrocontractility

: contractility (as of a muscle) in response to electric stimulation

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