Definition of Retractor. Meaning of Retractor. Synonyms of Retractor

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Definition of Retractor

Retractor
Retractor Re*tract"or, n. One who, or that which, retracts. Specifically: (a) In breech-loading firearms, a device for withdrawing a cartridge shell from the barrel. (b) (Surg.) An instrument for holding apart the edges of a wound during amputation. (c) (Surg.) A bandage to protect the soft parts from injury by the saw during amputation. (d) (Anat. & Zo["o]l.) A muscle serving to draw in any organ or part. See Illust. under Phylactol[ae]mata.

Meaning of Retractor from wikipedia

- Retractor may refer to: Retractor (medical), a medical instrument Retractor (memory), a person Retractor (chess), type of a chess problem Retractor muscles...
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- when it is not erect, and is retracted into its preputial sheath by the retractor **** muscle. In Tandonia, the retractor **** inserts at the boundary...
- dull tips. They are regularly used in hand and foot surgeries. The Senn retractor design was first described in the literature by Dr. Nicholas Senn, head...
- abuse had been false. The False Memory Syndrome Foundation uses the term retractors to describe these individuals, and have shared their stories publicly...
- A retracted vowel is a vowel sound in which the body or root of the tongue is pulled backward and downward into the pharynx. The most retracted cardinal...
- James Thompson Severino III (January 8, 1951 – July 7, 2020), known professionally as Jay Severin, was an American political talk radio personality and...
- A rib spreader, also known as Finochietto retractor, is a type of retractor specifically designed to separate ribs in thoracic surgery. Rack-and-pinion-type...
- position of all points in that subspace. The subspace is then called a retract of the original space. A deformation retraction is a mapping that captures...
- dialects in southern Spain (eastern Andalusia). The voiceless alveolar retracted sibilant [s̠], and the subform apico-alveolar [s̺], or called grave, has...
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