vibratile

adjective vi·bra·tile \ ˈvī-brə-tᵊl , -ˌtī(-ə)l \

Definition of vibratile

1 : characterized by vibration
2 : adapted to, used in, or capable of vibratory motion
  • vibratile cilia

First Known Use of vibratile

circa 1826

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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vibratile

adjective vi·bra·tile \ ˈvī-brət-ᵊl , -brə-ˌtīl \

medical Definition of vibratile

: characterized by vibration
  • vibratile motion

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