Meaning of “contractile” in the English Dictionary

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"contractile" in British English

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contractileadjective

uk /kənˈtræk.taɪl/ us /kənˈtræk.t̬əl/ specialized

used to refer to body tissue that is able to contract, or to something that causes this to happen

(Definition of “contractile” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)