noun see retractile

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • retractility — See retractile. * * * …   Universalium

  • retractility — re·trac·til·i·ty …   English syllables

  • retractility — noun see retractile …   Useful english dictionary

  • retractile — retractility /ree trak til i tee/, n. /ri trak til/, adj. Zool. capable of being drawn back or in, as the head of a tortoise; exhibiting the power of retraction. [1770 80; RETRACT1 + ILE] * * * …   Universalium

  • retractile — adjective Date: 1777 capable of being drawn back or in < retractile claws > • retractility noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Phimosis — Classification and external resources An erect penis with a case of phimosis ICD 10 N47 …   Wikipedia

  • receding — Synonyms and related words: declining, diminishing, dwindling, dying, ebbing, fading, recedence, recession, retirement, retiring, retractation, retractility, retraction, retreat, retreating, retrocedence, shrinking, sinking, waning, withdrawal …   Moby Thesaurus

  • retirement — Synonyms and related words: Jim Crow, abandonment, abdication, abstention, abstinence, acquitment, acquittal, acquittance, aloofness, amortization, amortizement, anonymity, apartheid, apartness, backwardness, bashfulness, binder, blankness, cash …   Moby Thesaurus

  • retraction — Synonyms and related words: abandonment, abjuration, abjurement, abolishment, abolition, abrogation, absolute contradiction, annulment, attrition, cancel, canceling, cancellation, cassation, cession, contradiction, contrary assertion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • retreat — Synonyms and related words: Jim Crow, abandon, abandonment, abscond, adytum, alcove, almshouse, apartheid, apartness, arbor, ascend, ashram, asylum, avoid, avoidance, back, back down, back out, balance, bank, beat a retreat, blench, blink, bolt… …   Moby Thesaurus

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