Medical Dictionary


verb \ˈdr\
drew \ˈdrü\ drawn \ˈdrn\ draw·ing

Medical Definition of DRAW

transitive verb
:  to cause to move toward or localize in a surface <using a poultice to draw inflammation to a head>; especially :  to cause (an unwanted element) to depart (as from the body or a lesion) <this will help draw the poison>
:  inhale <she drew a deep breath>
:  to remove the viscera of :  eviscerate
intransitive verb
:  to cause local congestion :  induce blood or other body fluid to localize at a particular point :  be effective as a blistering agent or counterirritant—used of a poultice and comparable means of medication
of a lesion :  to become localized—used in the phrase draw to a head


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