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n.1. the act of extending or stretching, especially the muscular movement by which a limb is straightened. 2. the application of traction to a fractured or dislocated limb in order to restore it to its normal position.

1. the act of extending or stretching, especially the muscular movement by which a limb is straightened. 2. the application of traction to a fractured or dislocated limb in order to restore it to its normal position.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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