refractile

adjective re·frac·tile \ ri-ˈfrak-tᵊl , -ˌtī(-ə)l \

Definition of refractile

: capable of refracting : refractive

First Known Use of refractile

circa 1849

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refractile

adjective re·frac·tile \ ri-ˈfrak-tᵊl , -ˌtīl \

medical Definition of refractile

: capable of refracting : refractive
  • refractile crystalline material in the retina

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