Stuck on a problem? Get great tutoring at an affordable price with Chegg. Click here to join and get your 1st 30 minutes Free!

Contract

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Contract

1. To shorten; to become reduced in size; in the case of muscle, either to shorten or to undergo an increase in tension.

2. To acquire by contagion or infection.

3. An explicit bilateral commitment by psychotherapist and patient to a defined course of action to attain the goal of the psychotherapy.

Origin: L. Con-traho, pp. -tractus, to draw together