skeletal traction

n.

Traction on a bone structure by means of a pin or wire surgically inserted into the bone.skeletal extension

Nearby words

  1. skein,
  2. skeletal,
  3. skeletal extension,
  4. skeletal muscle,
  5. skeletal system,
  6. skeletally,
  7. skeleton,
  8. skeleton car,
  9. skeleton in the closet,
  10. skeleton key


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