Nonretractile



[ri-trak-til] /rɪˈtræk tɪl/

adjective, Zoology.
1.
capable of being drawn back or in, as the head of a tortoise; exhibiting the power of retraction.
/rɪˈtræktaɪl/
adjective
1.
capable of being drawn in: the retractile claws of a cat

retractile re·trac·tile (rĭ-trāk’tĭl, -tīl’)
adj.
That can be drawn back or in, as the claws of a cat.

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