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Contractile

Con`tract´ile
a.1.tending to contract; having the power or property of contracting, or of shrinking into shorter or smaller dimensions; as, the contractile tissues.
The heart's contractile force.
- H. Brooke.
Each cilium seems to be composed of contractile substance.
- Hixley.
Contractile vacuole
(Zool.) a pulsating cavity in the interior of a protozoan, supposed to be excretory in function. There may be one, two, or more.
Adj.1.contractile - capable of contracting or being contracted; "the contractile wings of an insect"
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-- Contractile --
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Contractile vacuole
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Contractus ex turpi causa
Contractus legem ex conventione accipiunt
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