nonretractile


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nonretractile

(ˌnɒnrɪˈtræktaɪl)
adj
not able to be retracted
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Adj.1.nonretractile - not capable of being retracted
retractile - capable of retraction; capable of being drawn back; "cats have retractile claws"
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(1) Other authors have suggested that with watchful waiting and healthy penile hygiene, only 1% of the boys will have nonretractile prepuce by age 17 years.
A nonretractile foreskin is not necessarily a problem at all, as it is cleaned by urine, which is sterile (52).
Radiographic features that strongly suggest tuberculosis in patients with silicosis include a rapid progression of X-ray abnormalities, especially in the upper lung fields; the appearance of a cavity; the development of bronchial stenosis or occlusion or of pleural or pericardial effusion; and the presence of any massive unilateral, nonretractile opacity (Fujita et al.