retractile

adjective re·trac·tile \ ri-ˈtrak-tᵊl , -ˌtī(-ə)l \

Definition of retractile

: capable of being drawn back or in
  • retractile claws

retractility

play \ˌrē-ˌtrak-ˈti-lə-tē, ri-\ noun

First Known Use of retractile

1769

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retractile

adjective re·trac·tile \ ri-ˈtrak-tᵊl , -ˌtīl \

medical Definition of retractile

: capable of being drawn back or in

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