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  • noun actomyosin a complex protein in skeletal muscle that is formed by actin and myosin and which, when stimulated, shortens to cause muscle contraction 3
  • noun actomyosin a complex of two proteins (actin and myosin) in muscle tissue, interacting with ATP to bring about muscular contraction 3
  • noun actomyosin A complex of actin and myosin of which the contractile protein filaments of muscle tissue are composed. 1
  • noun actomyosin a complex protein, consisting of myosin and actin, that is the major constituent of skeletal muscle and is thought to interact with ATP to cause muscle contraction. 1
  • noun actomyosin (biochemistry) A protein complex composed of actin and myosin, found in muscle fibres. 0
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