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  • n. Plural form of adductor.


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  • The adductors are the Interossei plantares and the Adductor hallucis.

    IV. Myology. 8e. The Muscles and Fasciæ of the Foot

  • But when the pressure is required to be raised in the air passages, as in the simple reflex act of coughing or in vocalisation, the glottis must be closed by approximation of the vocal cords, and this is effected by a group of muscles termed the adductors, which pull on the pyramid cartilages in such a way that the vocal processes are drawn towards one another in the manner shown in fig. 7.

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  • I have to make some exceptions, such as the adductors and abuctors along with my knees, but for the most part, I aim to build strength, add muscle, which will help with the other problem.

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  • The hip muscles (hip adductors) also may need to be released to treat problems with walking or hip subluxation or both.

    Cerebral palsy treatment

  • I would like your massage guy to focus on the erector muscles in the back, on the hip flexors, and then on the abductors and adductors; that really ought to help your hip movement and flexibility.

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  • The fascia of the adductors on my left leg were adhered to the fascia of my quadriceps.


  • Works your arms, inner thigh adductors, and abdominals too.

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  • This will strengthen your adductors the muscles that run along your inner thighs and straighten out your legs.


  • Works: Hamstrings, Gluteus Maximus, quadriceps, hip adductors and abductors, deep pelvic musculature.

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  • A typical session might include working her quads, hamstrings, glutes, abductors and adductors.

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