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Refractile

Definition
adjective
(1) Of, pertaining to, or relating to refraction.
(2) Capable of refracting; having the ability to refract.
Supplement
In biology, the term refractile is used when describing the ability of cellular granules to refract or scatter light.
Synonym(s):

  • refractive

Related term(s):

  • refraction
  • Mentioned in:

    • Iridescent
    • Cement line


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