Adducent



drawing toward, as by the action of a muscle; .

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  • Adduct

    Physiology. to move or draw toward the axis of the body or one of its parts (opposed to ). Also called addition compound. Chemistry. a combination of two or more independently stable compounds by means of van der Waals’ forces, coordinate bonds, or covalent bonds. Compare (def 2), . Historical Examples And yet, in the […]

  • Adducted

    Physiology. to move or draw toward the axis of the body or one of its parts (opposed to ). Also called addition compound. Chemistry. a combination of two or more independently stable compounds by means of van der Waals’ forces, coordinate bonds, or covalent bonds. Compare (def 2), . Historical Examples This usually occurs when […]



  • Adduction

    Physiology. the action of an muscle. the act of . Historical Examples Dislocation is a rare complication of hip disease, and is most likely to occur during the stage of adduction with inversion. Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities–Head–Neck. Sixth Edition. Alexander Miles Had the adduction of his mind compelled hers to his bidding, or […]

  • Adductor

    any muscle that (opposed to ). Historical Examples The character derived from the adductor ridge, just alluded to, is remarkable. A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2) Charles Darwin There is no hollow or crest for the adductor muscle, which is small. A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2) […]



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