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abduct

 [ab-dukt´]
to draw away from an axis or the median plane.

ab·duct

(ab-dŭkt'), Do not confuse this word with adduct.
To move away from the median plane.
Synonym(s): abduce

abduct

(ăb-dŭkt′)
tr.v. ab·ducted, ab·ducting, ab·ducts
1. To carry off by force; kidnap.
2. Physiology To draw away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part or limb.

ab·duct·ee′ n.
ab·duc′tion n.

abduct

verb To move away from the centre of the body.

abduct

verb To move away from the body

ab·duct

(ab-dŭkt')
To move away from the median plane.
Synonym(s): abduce.

abduct 

To turn away from the midline, as when the eye rotates outward.

ab·duct

(ab-dŭkt') Do not confuse this word with adduct.
To move away from the median plane.
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