Definitions for abductoræbˈdʌk tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ab•duc•toræbˈdʌk tər(n.)

  1. a person who abducts.

Origin of abductor:

1840–50

ab•duc•toræbˈdʌk tər(n.)

  1. any muscle that abducts

    Category: Anatomy

    Ref: (opposed to adductor ).

Origin of abductor:

1605–15; < NL; see abduct , -tor

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kidnapper, kidnaper, abductor, snatcher(noun)

    someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)

  2. abductor, abductor muscle(noun)

    a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line

Wiktionary

  1. abductor(Noun)

    One who abducts, a kidnapper.

  2. abductor(Noun)

    A muscle which serves to draw a part out, or form the median line of the body; as, the abductor oculi, which draws the eye outward.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abductor(noun)

    one who abducts

  2. Abductor(noun)

    a muscle which serves to draw a part out, or form the median line of the body; as, the abductor oculi, which draws the eye outward

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