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A localised contraction of a degenerating muscle, occurring at the point of a sharp blow, independent of the nerve supply.

Synonyms: idiomuscular contraction, mounding, myoidema.

Origin: myo-+ G. Oidema, swelling

American spelling: myedema

(05 Mar 2000)

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