- v. Simple past tense and past participle of adduct.
“In the last two decades, an estimated 25,000 children have been adducted for use as fighters, sex slaves and labourers.”
“Nevertheless, the water infrastructure found in the two trenches excavated west and north of trench 1 showed that there must have been some local or adducted supply in the area at least during late antique times.”
“The wound suppurated, and some general infection resulted, but six weeks later there was no evidence of fluid in the hip-joint, the limb was adducted and slightly rotated outwards, and some movement in each direction could be made without causing any great amount of pain.”
“Three weeks later the hand was glossy and stiff, the fingers extended and adducted, the thumb was held stiffly in the palm with no power of extension.”
“The thigh is adducted by the Adductores magnus, longus, and brevis, the Pectineus, the Gracilis, and lower part of the Glutæus maximus, and abducted by the Glutæi medius and minimus, and the upper part of the Glutæus maximus.”
“The ligament is made tense when the thigh is semiflexed and the limb then adducted or rotated outward; it is, on the other hand, relaxed when the limb is abducted.”
“On the back of the hand the Interossei dorsales give rise to elongated swellings between the metacarpal bones; the first forms a prominent fusiform bulging when the thumb is adducted, the others are not so marked.”
“The Flexor carpi ulnaris determines the contour of the medial border of the forearm, and is separated from the Extensor group of muscles by the ulnar furrow produced by the subcutaneous dorsal border of the ulna; its tendon is evident along the ulnar border of the lower part of the forearm, and is most marked when the hand is flexed and adducted.”
“The spasmodically adducted vocal cords are partially hidden by the over-hang of the spasmodically prominent ventricular hands.”
“The limb is adducted, its normal range of abduction, and sometimes also of flexion, is restricted, and there is, as a rule, some degree of lateral rotation, so that the toes point outwards.”
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