- the act or process of extracting; specif., the extracting of a tooth by a dentist
- origin; lineage; descent: of Navajo extraction
- a thing extracted; extract
Origin of extractionMiddle English extraccioun from Medieval Latin extractio
- The act of extracting or the condition of being extracted.
- Something obtained by extracting; an extract.
- Origin; lineage: of Spanish extraction.
From Old French estraction, from Medieval Latin extractio