Medical Dictionary


noun re·trac·tion \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>
March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
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