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Meaning of ERECTILE

Pronunciation:  i'rektl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (physiology) filled with vascular sinuses and capable of becoming distended and rigid as the result of being filled with blood; "erectile tissue"; "the penis is an erectile organ"
  2. [adj]  capable of being raised to an upright position; "erectile feathers"
 

ERECTILE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: cavernous, erect, expansive, upright, vertical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*rect"ile\, a. [Cf. F. ['e]rectile.]
Capable of being erected; susceptible of being erected of
dilated.

{Erectile tissue} (Anat.), a tissue which is capable of being
   greatly dilated and made rigid by the distension of the
   numerous blood vessels which it contains.

 

 

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