Medical Dictionary

retractor

noun re·trac·tor \ri-ˈtrak-tər\

Medical Definition of RETRACTOR

:  one that retracts: as a :  any of various surgical instruments for holding tissues away from the field of operation b :  a muscle that draws in an organ or part—compare protractor

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