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Definition of Traction

Traction: In medicine, a procedure for manually pulling a part of the body to a beneficial effect.

See traction, orthopedic.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=11442
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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