circumduction

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circumduction

 [ser″kum-duk´shun]
circular movement of a limb or of the eye.

cir·cum·duc·tion

(ser'kŭm-dŭk'shŭn), [TA]
1. Movement of a part, for example, an extremity, in a circular direction.
2. Synonym(s): cycloduction
Synonym(s): circumductio [TA]
[circum- + L. duco, pp. ductus, to draw]

circumduction

(sûr′kəm-dŭk′shən)
n.
The circular movement of a limb such that the distal end of the limb delineates an arc.

cir·cum·duc·tion

(sĭr'kŭm-dŭk'shŭn) [TA]
1. Movement of a part, e.g., an extremity, in a circular direction.
2. Synonym(s): cycloduction. Synonym(s): circumductio [TA] .
[circum- + L. duco, pp. ductus, to draw]

circumduction

The movement of a limb that causes the hand or foot to describe a circle.
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