Definitions for adductionəˈdʌk ʃən

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  1. adduction(noun)

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

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  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.

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  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: [Cf. F. adduction. See Adduce.]

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  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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