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1.n. excessive stretching or working of a muscle, resulting in pain and swelling of the muscle. Compare sprain. 2.n. a group of organisms, such as bacteria, obtained from a particular source or having special properties distinguishing them from other members of the same species. 3.vb. to damage a muscle by overstretching.

1.n. excessive stretching or working of a muscle, resulting in pain and swelling of the muscle. Compare sprain. 2.n. a group of organisms, such as bacteria, obtained from a particular source or having special properties distinguishing them from other members of the same species. 3.vb. to damage a muscle by overstretching.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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