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retractor meaning

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  • Noun: retractor  ri'traktu(r)
    1. Surgical instrument that holds back the edges of a surgical incision

    Derived forms: retractors

    See also: retract

    Type of: surgical instrument

    Encyclopedia: Retractor


  • [Medicine]
    n : 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
Examples
  • A weighted retractor is in the vaginal cavity
  • Medical instruments; lid retractor desmarres'
  • Medical instruments; retractor type langenbeck
  • Medical instruments; abdominal retractors type kirschner
  • Medical instruments; retractor type volkmann
  • Medical instruments; retractors type weitlaner
  • Medical instruments; retractor type schoenborn
  • Medical instruments; retractor bergmann's
  • Medical instruments; retractors type israel
  • Medical instruments; retractor type kocher
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