Retractor



noun
1.
a person or thing that retracts.
2.
Anatomy. a muscle that retracts an organ or protruded part.
3.
Surgery. an instrument or appliance for drawing back an impeding part, as the edge of an incision.
4.
a mechanism, device, or the like that regulates retraction:
to adjust the retractor on a seat belt.
noun
1.
(anatomy) any of various muscles that retract an organ or part
2.
(surgery) an instrument for holding back the edges of a surgical incision or organ or part
3.
a person or thing that retracts

retractor re·trac·tor (rĭ-trāk’tər)
n.

A surgical instrument used to hold back organs or the edges of an incision.

A muscle, such as a flexor, that retracts an organ or a part.

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