Sentence Examples

  • That substance, in small doses, favours the contractile power of muscle.
  • 3, b, d) the cingulum is a mere - contractile hood.
  • The head bears a single pair of contractile but not invaginable tentacles, at the base of which are the eyes.
  • The muscular tissue consists primarily of processes from the bases of the epithelial cells, processes which are contractile in nature and may be distinctly striated.
  • They enlarge and diminish, and are possibly excretory like the " contractile vacuoles " of other Protista; though it has been suggested that by their communication with the medium they subserve nutrition.

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