counterextension

(koun″tәr-eks-ten´shәn) traction in a proximal direction coincident with traction in opposition to it.
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counterextension

Synonym for countertraction ... The resistance, or back-pull, made to traction or pulling on a limb; e.g., in the case of traction made on the leg, countertraction may be effected by raising the foot of the bed so that the weight of the body pulls against the weight attached to the limb. ... Synonym: counterextension. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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counterextension

Type: Term Pronunciation: kown′ter-eks-ten′shŭn Synonyms: countertraction
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