/ak'teuh muy"euh sin/, n. Biochem.
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.
[1940-45; ACT(IN) + -O- + MYOSIN]

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