contractile

adjective
con·trac·tile | \ kən-ˈtrak-tᵊl , -ˌtī(-ə)l \

Definition of contractile 

: having or concerned with the power or property of contracting contractile proteins of muscle fibrils

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contractility \ˌkän-ˌtrak-ˈti-lə-tē \ noun

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circa 1706, in the meaning defined above

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contractile

adjective
con·trac·tile | \ kən-ˈtrak-tᵊl, -ˌtīl \

Medical Definition of contractile 

: having or concerned with the power or property of contracting contractile proteins of muscle fibrils

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