Definitions for adductionəˈdʌk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adduction(noun)

    (physiology) moving of a body part toward the central axis of the body


  1. adduction(Noun)

    The act of adducing or bringing forward.

  2. adduction(Noun)

    The action by which the parts of the body are drawn towards its axis; -- opposed to abduction.

  3. Origin: Compare French adduction. See adduce.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adduction(noun)

    the act of adducing or bringing forward

  2. Adduction(noun)

    the action by which the parts of the body are drawn towards its axis]; -- opposed to abduction


  1. Adduction

    Adduction is a movement which brings a part of the anatomy closer to the middle sagittal plane of the body. It is opposed to abduction.

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