Meaning of retractor
Pronunciation: (ri-trak'tur), [key]
- a person or thing that retracts.
- a muscle that retracts an organ or protruded part.
- an instrument or appliance for drawing back an impeding part, as the edge of an incision.
- a mechanism, device, or the like that regulates retraction: to adjust the retractor on a seat belt.
- retractor (Thesaurus)