adduction

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The action by which the parts of the body are drawn towards its axis; -- opposed to abduction
The act of adducing or bringing forward

An adduction of facts gathered from various quarters. I. Taylor.

(physiology) moving of a body part toward the central axis of the body
a movement to or toward the mid-line of the body
away from the body
The movement of a body part toward the midline
The movement of a limb toward the median, or midline, of the body
Moving a limb or any other part toward the midline of the body Adduction is the opposite of abduction (e g the "down" phase of a jumping jack involves the adduction of the legs and the arms, or bringing fingers and toes together)
Movement of a limb toward middle of body, such as bringing arms to side from extended position at shoulder
Moving a limb toward the body
movement toward the central line of the body
Moving or pulling an arm or leg toward the median line in the body
The inward movement of a limb towards the body
to move toward the midline
Movement toward the mid-line of body I e Horizontal Flys
A muscle that moves a limb or body part closer to the middle of the body
Movement of a body part toward the body
The action by which the parts of the body are drawn towards its axis; -- opposed to abduction. Dunglison
The action by which the parts of the body are drawn towards its axis]; opposed to abduction
{i} action of drawing near; action of pulling towards the body's central axis (Physiology)
adduct
The product of an addition reaction
Adduct
draw a limb towards the body; "adduct the thigh muscle"
Adduct
— To move toward the body
Adduct
a compound formed by an addition reaction
Adduct
To move extremity toward the body
Adduct
- Movement of an extremity toward the midline of the body This action is achieved by an adductor muscle
Adduct
Movement of an extremeity toward the midline of the body This action is achieved by an adductor muscle
Adduct
Physiology To draw inward toward the median axis of the body or toward an adjacent part or limb
Adduct
Movement of an extremity toward the midline of the body An adductor muscle achieves this action
Adduct
To bring together, approximate
adduct
{f} draw close; bring towards the body's central axis (Physiology)
adduct
A compound produced by the mixing of two or more chemicals
adduct
a compound formed by an addition reaction draw a limb towards the body; "adduct the thigh muscle
adduct
To draw towards a common center or a middle line
adduction

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    Etymologie

    [ &-'d&k-sh&n, a- ] (noun.) 14th century. Compare French adduction. See adduce.

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