contractable

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contractable

(kənˈtræktəbəl) or

contractible

adj
capable of being contracted
conˈtractably, conˈtractibly adv
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Adj.1.contractable - (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infectioncontractable - (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
infectious - easily spread; "fear is exceedingly infectious; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell
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The absorbent core is located in an area extending from an opening provided in the intermediate region for insertion of a tail of the pet animal toward of the ventral region, the absorbent core has a first end portion located toward the ventral region, the first end portion of the absorbent core overlaps the ventral side elastic element in a planar view, and the ventral side elastic element is contractibly secured under tension between the core and the exterior sheet so the first end portion of the absorbent core is convexly curved in a direction from the non-body-contact surface toward the body-contact surface under contraction of the ventral side elastic element.