Definitions for "Protraction"
anterior movement of teeth
Movement anteriorly in the horizontal plane.
movement of the mandible or shoulder girdle forward on a plane parallel with the ground
Keywords:  scapular, abduction
Scapular abduction.
A drawing out, or continuing; the act of delaying the termination of a thing; prolongation; continuance; delay; as, the protraction of a debate.
The act or process of making a plot on paper.
the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks"
the consequence of being lengthened in duration
The spreading out of a radiation dose over time by continuous delivery at a lower dose rate.
The period of time during which a course of radiation is given.
Division into relative parts; land partitioning.