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CONTRACTION. An abbreviation; a mode of writing or printing by which some of the letters of a word are omitted. See Abbreviations.

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The interval 'a' from cessation to onset tricuspid valve inflow is equal to the sum of isovolumetric contraction time (ICT), ejection time, and isovolumetric relaxation time (IRT).