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- adj. Related to the muscles of the body which pull one part towards another. Opposed to abducent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Bringing together or towards a given point; -- a word applied to those muscles of the body which pull one part towards another. Opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bringing together; drawing one thing to or toward another; performing the act of adduction; having the function of an adductor: opposed to abducent: chiefly or exclusively an anatomical term, applied to certain muscles or to their action. See adductor, a.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. especially of muscles; bringing together or drawing toward the midline of the body or toward an adjacent part
Latin adducens, present participle of adducere. (Wiktionary)