actomyosin: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ak"tu-mī'u-sin), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. 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.
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