attrahens


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at·tra·hens

(at'ră-henz),
Drawing toward, denoting a muscle (attrahens aurem or auriculam) rudimentary in humans, which tends to draw the pinna of the ear forward. See: auricularis anterior (muscle).
[see attraction]

attrahens

An obsolete anatomic adjective for drawing up; replaced by other adjectives—e.g., superior.

attrahens

(a′tră-henz) [L. attrahere, to draw toward]
Bringing toward.
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Brechites attrahens is an Indian Ocean species with a wide distribution stretching at least from Western Australia to the Red Sea, but it is believed to be very rare wherever it occurs.
There seem to be no previous records of Brechites attrahens in the United Arab Emirates.
With respect to the possible functions of PDH-IR material in barnacles, the presence of PDH-IR in neurons terminating on the attrahens and anterior prosomal muscles is of interest.