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Meaning of "contractile" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONTRACTILE

contractile  [kənˈtræktaɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTRACTILE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Contractile is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CONTRACTILE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of contractile in the English dictionary

The definition of contractile in the dictionary is having the power to contract or to cause contraction.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONTRACTILE


coctile
ˈkɒktaɪl
ductile
ˈdʌktaɪl
erectile
ɪˈrɛktaɪl
fictile
ˈfɪktaɪl
inductile
ɪnˈdʌktaɪl
insectile
ɪnˈsɛktaɪl
lifestyle
ˈlaɪfˌstaɪl
nonretractile
ˌnɒnrɪˈtræktaɪl
perissodactyle
pəˌrɪsəʊˈdæktaɪl
projectile
prəˈdʒɛktaɪl
protractile
prəˈtræktaɪl
pterodactyle
ˌtɛrəˈdæktaɪl
retractile
rɪˈtræktaɪl
sectile
ˈsɛktaɪl
style
staɪl
tactile
ˈtæktaɪl
textile
ˈtɛkstaɪl
tile
taɪl
tractile
ˈtræktaɪl
trajectile
trəˈdʒɛktaɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTRACTILE

contract out
contract price
contract work
contractability
contractable
contractedly
contractedness
contractibility
contractible
contractibly
contractility
contracting party
contraction
contractional
contractionary
contractive
contractively
contractor
contractual
contractually

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTRACTILE

cortile
fertile
futile
gentile
hostile
infantile
infertile
interquartile
inutile
mercantile
percentile
portatile
productile
quintile
refractile
reptile
stile
utile
versatile
volatile

Synonyms and antonyms of contractile in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «contractile» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONTRACTILE

Find out the translation of contractile to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of contractile from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «contractile» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

收缩
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

contráctil
570 millions of speakers

English

contractile
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सिकुड़ा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مقلص
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сократительная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

contrátil
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সংকোচী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

contractile
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kontraksi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kontraktil
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

収縮性の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

수축
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kontraktil
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

co lại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுருங்குவதற்கான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सिकुर्ययुक्त
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kasılabilen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

contrattile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skurczowa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сократительная
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

contractile
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συσταλτικές
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kontraktiele
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kontraktila
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kontraktile
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of contractile

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRACTILE»

The term «contractile» is regularly used and occupies the 63.169 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRACTILE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about contractile

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTRACTILE»

Discover the use of contractile in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to contractile and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Excitation-Contraction Coupling and Cardiac Contractile Force
This is then built into a more integrated picture of calcium regulation in succeeding chapters by detailed discussions of excitation-calcium coupling mechanisms (in skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle), the interplay between calcium ...
D. M. Bers, 2001
2
Right Ventricular Contractile Function
This is a Ph.D. dissertation.
H. Alex Leather, 2005
3
Functional Soft-tissue Examination and Treatment by Manual ...
PASSIVE AND CONTRACTILE SOFT TISSUE EXAMINATION Passive Testing Passive tissue refers to tissue that does not have its own contractile ability, such as joint capsules, bursae, fasciae, ligaments, nerve root, and dura mater. Whereas ...
Warren I. Hammer, 2007
4
A RabGAP Protein and BEACH Family Proteins Regulate ...
In the last part of the dissertation, I provide evidence that CVs might be the intracellular storage of Ca2+ to regulate F-actin polymerization and chemotaxis in Dictyostelium.
Fei Du, 2007
5
Vascular Smooth Muscle: Metabolic, Ionic, and Contractile ...
I55 I. INTRODUCTION The intracellular concentration of free Ca2+ within a muscle cell regulates the contractile activity of that cell. At approximately 5 X 10'6 M Ca2+ the muscle contracts, and at lower concentrations, approaching l X 10_7 M, ...
M.F. III Crass, 1982
6
Contractile Proteins in Muscle and Non-Muscle Cell Systems: ...
This volume contains the edited proceedings of the International Symposium on Contractile Proteins, held in Italy in 1983.
Alia, Emanuele E. Alia, Nicolò Arena, 1985
7
Isolated Adult Cardiomyocytes: Electrophysiology and ...
Written with contributions from experts who have critically evaluated the state of the art and the prospects of isolated adults cardiac myocytes in cardiological research, this two-volume publication summarizes the current knowledge of this ...
Hans Michael Piper, Gerrit Isenberg, 1989
8
Regulation of the Contractile Cycle in Smooth Muscle
The book will appeal not only to those working in these disciplines, but to vascular clinicians, obstetric-gynecological physicians, and gastroenterologists as well.
Takeshi Nakano, David J. Hartshorne, 2012
9
Contractile Behavior of Field Stimulated Left Ventricular ...
Dysfunctional (DYSF) myocardium refers to viable regions with reduced contractile function.
Ki-Hyuk Yoo, 2006
10
Altered Regulation of Contractile Reserve in Failing Myocardium
The goals of this research were to carefully characterize the phenomenology of impaired myocardial contractile reserve in failing hearts and to explore the mechanisms responsible for this phenomenology.
Michael P. Quaile, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONTRACTILE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term contractile is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Fetal signalling initiates parturition
Parturition is thought to be initiated by an increased inflammatory response and expression of contractile proteins in the uterine tissues, but the ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
2
Nortel Networks Partial Reconsideration Approved, Denied In Part
The contractile efficacies of kamagra viagra readiness and back-up disk media. School counselors consult with how to get prescription for cialis ... «Bankrupt Company News, Jul 15»
3
RhoB loss induces Rac1-dependent mesenchymal cell invasion in …
... transition, where Rac1 activation triggers a mesenchymal phenotype, whereas RhoA regulates the highly contractile amoeboid migration via ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
4
Distinct expression patterns of HCN channels in HL-1 cardiomyocytes
... might be involved in the concerted differentiation of HL-1 cells and may indirectly affect the occurrence of contractile HL-1 cell activity. «7thSpace Interactive, Jul 15»
5
Portuguese Man-of-War Sightings Reported on Jersey Shore …
The man-o-war eats mostly small fish and crustaceans, using its long contractile tentacles paralyzing its prey. If separated, however, they can ... «Thrasher Backer, Jul 15»
6
Current Carries Deadly Jellyfishlike Man O' War to New Jersey …
The diet of the Portuguese Man' O War is composed of small fish and crustaceans with their long contractile tentacles paralyzing their prey. «AccuWeather.com, Jun 15»
7
Researchers discover potential treatment for diabetes-related heart …
When sugar molecules latch onto the heart's contractile proteins, the amino acids they release could serve as telltale footprints that signal ... «Diabetes.co.uk, Jun 15»
8
We Have Much to Learn from Current Fascia Research
This elegantly phrased quote, from a research article by Weppler & Magnusson (2010), summarizes this point: "Skeletal muscles comprise contractile tissue ... «Massage Today, Jun 15»
9
Johns Hopkins Scientists Restore Normal Function in Heart Muscle …
But when O-GlcNAc and OGT insert themselves in the middle, like struts, the researchers found, they prevented contractile proteins from ... «Newswise, Jun 15»
10
Rheological Testing of Structured Fluids
... evaluations (Figure 18). Figure 18. Effects of tetrameric concanavalin A on the clot rigidity (G') and contractile force of platelet-fibrin clots ... «Azom.com, Jun 15»

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