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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).
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attrahensAn obsolete anatomic adjective for drawing up; replaced by other adjectives—e.g., superior.
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attrahens(a′tră-henz) [L. attrahere, to draw toward]
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