abductor muscle


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abductor

A muscle that pulls an extremity away from the midline.

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

abductor muscle

A muscle which moves a part away from the mid-line.
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Therefore, Ethibond is often used for reattachment of the abductor muscles, the capsule, and the external rotators in THA [3, 4].
Weaker hip muscles, especially hip abductor muscles, on the affected site in patients with THA may also contribute to poor trunk control while walking [16].
"The results suggest the need for interventional strategies to increase internal hip abduction moments such as hip abductor muscle strengthening in both static and dynamic positions," Ms.
When the abductor muscle is cut away from the shells, there usually remains a robbery strap that holds the muscle to the shells.
"He hurt his back last week (against Stoke) which led to an abductor muscle problem and he was sore around his midriff.
ACLYDE centre-half David Marsh looks set to be sidelined for at least two months due to a torn abductor muscle.
He is strengthening his abductor muscle. He got a little tear in it but I can't say for how long he's going to be out."
However, all that is gone, a seemingly innocuous kicking drill resulting in a torn abductor muscle and a lengthy stint on the sidelines.
Ironically, it would be Ryder's last innings in the tournament as pulled his left abductor muscle early in his innings and will now be replaced with another player.
But Viduka rolled down his track-suit bottoms and said: " I tried to sprint and I felt a zap in my abductor muscle. Look at it, I've had to have it bandaged.
I hurtmy abductor muscle jumping that third hurdle and it could have been really serious.
The 20-year-old from Belgrade missed the warm-up event at Eastbourne this week to rest an abductor muscle strain, but is expected to cruise through the early rounds before a possible meeting with one of the Williams sisters.Title chances

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