Medical Dictionary


noun dis·trac·tion \dis-ˈtrak-shən\

Medical Definition of DISTRACTION

a :  diversion of the attention b :  mental derangement
:  excessive separation (as from improper traction) of fracture fragments
dis·tract \dis-ˈtrakt\ transitive verb
April 28, 2015
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a word formed by the blending of words
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