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adductor

 [ah-duk´ter]
that which adducts; see also anatomic Table of Muscles in the Appendices.

adductor muscle

[TA]
muscle that causes movement toward the median plane of the body, the axis of the third finger or second toe, or, in the case of the thumb, the plane of the palm.
Synonym(s): musculus adductor [TA], adductor

adductor

(ə-dŭk′tər)
n.
A muscle that draws a body part, such as a finger, arm, or toe, inward toward the median axis of the body or of an extremity.

Adductor

Any muscle that pulls toward the midline—medial plane—of the body

adductor

Adductor muscle Anatomy Any muscle that pulls toward the midline–medial plane of the body

ad·duc·tor

(ă-dŭk'tŏr)
A muscle that draws a part toward the median plane; or, in the case of the digits, toward the normal axis of the middle finger or the second toe.

adductor

  1. (also called a depressor) a muscle that pulls a structure or limb towards the main part of the body. An example is the adductor mandibulae, which closes the jaws in amphibians.
  2. a muscle that pulls together two structures such as the two valves of a shell.
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In order to classify the dancers' flexibility, their values were compared to the reference values for unilateral hip adductor flexibility.
He applied to the sports medicine polyclinic with pain and swelling in the bilateral adductor muscle groups of the hip (predominantly in the right limb).
Simultaneous determination of neuromuscular block at the larynx, diaphragm, adductor pollicis, orbicularis oculi and corrugator supercilii muscles.
Souare was quoted as telling Football Factory Radio: "First we wish a very good and fast healing to Naby, as far as I know the adductors cannot prevent him from playing the African Cup of Nations 2019 that will be played from 22 June for Guinea.
"Bad news, he has a high-grade adductor injury," said Klopp.
The medial and lateral borders are rounded, whereas the posterior border forms a rough crest which is known as linea aspera.1 Most of the shaft of femur is smooth and rounded and provides origin to extensors of knee except posteriorly where linea aspera provides aponeurotic attachment for the adductors of the thigh.
In the article by Rahimzadeh et al., entitled "Re: Comments on 'Relieving Pain after Arthroscopic Knee Surgery: Ultrasound-Guided Femoral Nerve Block or Adductor Canal Block?'" (Turk J Anaesthesiol Reanim 2018; 46: 249.
Prior to surgery, the patient was offered a sciatic nerve catheter and an adductor canal block as part of a multimodal postoperative analgesia strategy.
(1) Athletes treated with therapeutic exercise were not allowed to stretch the adductor muscles.
The obturator nerve passes close to the lateral wall of the bladder, and its stimulation may result in thigh adductor muscle contraction, which could be associated with undesirable complications such as bladder perforation, vascular injuries, incomplete cancer resection, and obturator muscle hematomas.