HyperDic: contractility

English > 1 sense of the word contractility:
NOUNattributecontractilitythe capability or quality of shrinking or contracting, especially by muscle fibers and even some other forms of living matter
English > contractility: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe capability or quality of shrinking or contracting, especially by muscle fibers and even some other forms of living matter.
Narrowerastringency, stypsisThe ability to contract or draw together soft body tissues to check blood flow or restrict secretion of fluids
BroaderabilityThe quality of being able to perform
Spanishcontractilidad
Catalancontractilitat
Adjectivescontractilecapable of contracting or being contracted

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