contractile

[kuh n-trak-tl, -til] /kənˈtræk tl, -tɪl/
adjective
1.
capable of contracting or causing contraction.
Origin
1700–10; contract + -ile
Related forms
contractility
[kon-trak-til-i-tee] /ˌkɒn trækˈtɪl ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
uncontractile, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for un contractile
contractile (kənˈtræktaɪl)
 
adj
having the power to contract or to cause contraction
 
contractility
 
n

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un contractile in Medicine

contractile con·trac·tile (kən-trāk'təl, -tīl')
adj.
Capable of contracting or causing contraction, as a tissue.


con'trac·til'i·ty (kŏn'trāk-tĭl'ĭ-tē) n.
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