Obsolete term for the gaping of a wound.
[G. anastolē, the laying bare of a wound]
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anastoleAn obsolete term for a gaping wound or wound retraction.
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anastole(ă-nas′tŏ-lē) [Gr. anastolē, a pushing back]
Shrinking away or retraction of the edges of a wound.
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