adductor muscle

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Related to musculus adductor: musculus adductor brevis, musculus adductor hallucis, musculus adductor longus, musculus adductor pollicis

adductor muscle

[TA]
muscle that causes movement toward the median plane of the body, the axis of the third finger or second toe, or, in the case of the thumb, the plane of the palm.
Synonym(s): musculus adductor [TA], adductor

Adductor

Any muscle that pulls toward the midline—medial plane—of the body

adductor muscle

A muscle that draws toward the midline.
See: abductor muscle
See also: muscle

ad·duc·tor mus·cle

(ă-dŭktŏr mŭsĕl) [TA]
Muscle that causes movement toward the median plane of the body, the axis of the third finger or second toe, or the plane of the palm.
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hypomelas difiere por la ausencia del musculus adductor longus (presente en R.
haematiticus difiere por la ausencia del musculus adductor longus (presente en R.
1 presenta caracteristicas intermedias entre Rhaebo y Andinophryne; sin embargo, aunque comparte con Andinophryne la ausencia del musculus adductor longus y la ausencia de testiculos hipertrofiados, es descrito como Rhaebo porque comparte con el, la secrecion amarillo-naranja de las glandulas parotoideas, membranas manuales ausentes y membranas pediales bajas, esfenetmoides ancho en vista ventral y proceso posterior del prootico prominente y en forma de muesca [estas ultimas dos caracteristicas, consideradas como sinapomorfias morfologicas por Pramuk (2006)].

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