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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There seem to be no previous records of Brechites attrahens in the United Arab Emirates.
Some information on this discovery of Brechites attrahens was presented in Focus, the newsletter of the Emirates Natural History Group, ENHG, in 2010 with an appeal for further information, but none has been received.
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.