retraction

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re·trac·tion

noun \ri-ˈtrak-shən\

Definition of RETRACTION

: an act or instance of retracting; specifically : backward or inward movement of an organ or part <retraction of the nipple or skin overlying the tumor—Journal of the American Medical Association>

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