countertraction

noun
coun·​ter·​trac·​tion | \ ˈkau̇nt-ər-ˌtrak-shən How to pronounce countertraction (audio) \

Medical Definition of countertraction

: a traction opposed to another traction used in reducing fractures

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“Countertraction.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/countertraction. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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