from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Physiology To draw inward toward the median axis of the body or toward an adjacent part or limb.
- n. Chemistry A chemical compound that forms from the addition of two or more substances.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To draw towards a center or a middle line.
- n. The product of an addition reaction
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To draw towards a common center or a middle line.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To draw on; induce; allure.
- In physiology, to bring to or toward a median line or main axis. See adduction, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. draw a limb towards the body
- n. a compound formed by an addition reaction
Back-formation from adductor.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin adductus, past participle of adducere. See adduce (Wiktionary)