retractor

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retractor

[ri′trak·tər]
(anatomy)
A muscle that draws a limb or other body part toward the body.
(medicine)
A clawlike instrument for holding tissues away from the surgical field.
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Some of fibres of penis retractor muscle extend past its insertion on to first region to insert on to pocket carrying giant spine.
Proximal one is a short, slender duct which together with terminal end of vas deferens is totally invested by wide insertion of penis retractor muscle, thus obscuring its true structure.
Penis retractor muscle inserts broadly on distal section of first part of penis, with a few strands being continued on to second part (Fig.