retrahent

adjective
re·​tra·​hent | \ ˈrē‧trəhənt \

Definition of retrahent

: that retracts retrahent muscles

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History and Etymology for retrahent

Latin retrahent-, retrahens, present participle of retrahere to withdraw

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“Retrahent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retrahent. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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