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1. A lessening of tension or activity in a part.
2. A phase or period in a single muscle twitch following contraction in which tension decreases, fibers lengthen, and the muscle returns to a resting position.
3. In magnetic resonance imaging, the return of an excited atom to alignment with the applied magnetic field.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Relaxation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765339/all/relaxation.
Relaxation. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765339/all/relaxation. Accessed June 2, 2023.
Relaxation. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765339/all/relaxation
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