nonretractile
nonretractable onretractable nonretractile

onretractileadj. not able to be drawn into the main body; -- of claws and other extensile parts of animals or objects; as, a bear's claws, unlike a cat's, are nonretractile. Opposite of {retractile}. [WordNet 1.5]


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