Definitions for adductionəˈdʌk ʃən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the action of adducting.
the act of adducing.
Origin of adduction:
1630–40; < ML
(physiology) moving of a body part toward the central axis of the body
The act of adducing or bringing forward.
The action by which the parts of the body are drawn towards its axis; -- opposed to abduction.
Origin: Compare French adduction. See adduce.
the act of adducing or bringing forward
the action by which the parts of the body are drawn towards its axis]; -- opposed to abduction
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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