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Capable of contracting or causing contraction: Muscle is a contractile tissue.
con′trac·til′i·ty (kŏn′trăk-tĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
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|Noun||1.||contractility - the capability or quality of shrinking or contracting, especially by muscle fibers and even some other forms of living matter|
ability - the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
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n. contractilidad, capacidad de contraerse.
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