abductor muscle

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abductor

A muscle that pulls an extremity away from the midline.
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abductor muscle

A muscle that on contraction draws a part away from the median plane of the body or the axial line of an extremity.
See: adductor muscle
See also: muscle
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abductor muscle

A muscle which moves a part away from the mid-line.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005