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con·trac·tile

 (kən-trăk′təl, -tīl′)
adj.
Capable of contracting or causing contraction: Muscle is a contractile tissue.

con′trac·til′i·ty (kŏn′trăk-tĭl′ĭ-tē) n.

contractile

(kənˈtræktaɪl)
adj
having the power to contract or to cause contraction
contractility n

con•trac•tile

(kənˈtræk tl, -tɪl)

adj.
capable of contracting or causing contraction.
[1700–10]
con•trac•til•i•ty (ˌkɒn trækˈtɪl ɪ ti) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.contractile - capable of contracting or being contracted; "the contractile wings of an insect"
contracted - reduced in size or pulled together; "the contracted pupils of her eyes"
Translations

contractile

[kənˈtræktaɪl] adjcontrattile

con·trac·tile

a. contráctil, que tiene la capacidad de contraerse, que causa distorsión.