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ADDUCTION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does adduction mean? 

ADDUCTION (noun)
  The noun ADDUCTION has 1 sense:

1. (physiology) moving of a body part toward the central axis of the body

  Familiarity information: ADDUCTION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ADDUCTION (noun)


Sense 1adduction [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(physiology) moving of a body part toward the central axis of the body

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("adduction" is a kind of...):

motility; motion; move; movement (a change of position that does not entail a change of location)

Domain category:

physiology (the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms)


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