Contractile meaning

kən-trăk'təl, -tīl'
Capable of contracting or causing contraction.

Muscle is a contractile tissue.

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Capable of contracting or causing contraction.

Muscle is a contractile tissue.

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Having the power of contracting.
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Producing contraction.
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Capable of contracting, or of being contracted.
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Origin of contractile

  • From French contractile.
    From Wiktionary