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adduction

 [ah-duk´shun]
the act of adducting; the state of being adducted.
Adduction versus abduction of arm. From Chabner, 1996.

ad·duc·tion

(ă-dŭk'shŭn), Do not confuse this word with abduction. In lecturing and dictation, some physicians pronounce the word "A D duction" to avoid ambiguity.
1. Movement of a body part toward the median plane (of the body, in the case of limbs; of the hand or foot, in the case of digits).
2. Monocular rotation (duction) of the eye toward the nose.
3. A position resulting from such movement. Compare: abduction.

adduction

/ad·duc·tion/ (ah-duk´shun) the act of adducting; the state of being adducted.

adduction

[əduk′shən]
Etymology: L, adducere, to bring to
the movement of a limb toward the midline or axis of the body. Compare abduction. adduct, v.

Adduction

The movement of a limb or other body part, usually on a transverse plane, toward the axis or midline—medial plane—of the body.

ad·duc·tion

(ă-dŭk'shŭn)
1. Movement of a body part toward the median plane (of the body, in the case of limbs; of the hand or foot, in the case of digits) or midline of the body.
2. Monocular rotation (duction) of the eye toward the nose.
3. A position resulting from such movement.
Compare: abduction

adduction

A movement towards the centre line of the body. Muscles which adduct are called adductors. The term derives from the Latin ad , to and ducere , to draw. Compare ABDUCTION.
Figure 1: The sites of the main nerve centres and descending pathways in the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary movement, represented in diagrammatic sections.

adduction

movement of the arm inwards to the side of the body, of a leg inwards towards the other leg, of a thumb, finger or toe towards the middle of the hand or foot; adductor a muscle with this action. Opposite of abduction. Figure 1.

adduction (·dukˑ·shn),

n joint movement toward the body along the horizontal plane.
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Adduction.

adduction 

Rotation of an eye towards the midline (Fig. A6). See duction; paralysis of the third nerve; Duane's syndrome.
Fig. A6 Abduction of the right eye. Adduction of the left eyeenlarge picture
Fig. A6  Abduction of the right eye. Adduction of the left eye

ad·duc·tion

(Ad) (ă-dŭk'shŭn)
Movement of a body part toward the median plane (of the body, in the case of limbs; of the hand or foot, in the case of digits).

adduction (əduk´shən),

n the process of bringing two objects toward each other; the opposite of abduction.

adduction

the act of adducting; the state of being adducted.
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