Definitions for adductionəˈdʌk ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ad•duc•tionəˈdʌk ʃən(n.)

  1. the action of adducting.

    Category: Physiology

  2. the act of adducing.

Origin of adduction:

1630–40; < ML

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adduction(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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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