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Definition: Contractile vacuole
Contractile \Con*tract"ile\, a. [Cf. F. contractile.]
tending to contract; having the power or property of
contracting, or of shrinking into shorter or smaller
dimensions; as, the contractile tissues.
The heart's contractile force. --H. Brooke.
Each cilium seems to be composed of contractile
Contractile vacuole (Zo["o]l.), a pulsating cavity in the
interior of a protozoan, supposed to be excretory in
function. There may be one, two, or more.
Vacuole \Vac"u*ole\, n. [L. vacuus empty: cf. F. vacuole.]
A small air cell, or globular space, in the interior of
organic cells, either containing air, or a pellucid watery
liquid, or some special chemical secretions of the cell
Contractile vacuole. (Zo["o]l.) See under Contractile,
and see Illusts. of Infusoria, and Lobosa.
Food vacuole. (Zo["o]l.) See under Food, and see Illust.