refractile

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

Definition of refractile

  1. :  capable of refracting :  refractive

Circa 1849

First Known Use of refractile

circa 1849


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refractile

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

Medical Definition of refractile

  1. :  capable of refracting :  refractive refractile crystalline material in the retina

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