adductor muscle

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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

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

adductor muscle

A muscle that draws toward the midline.
See: abductor muscle
See also: muscle

ad·duc·tor mus·cle

(ă-dŭktŏr mŭsĕl) [TA]
Muscle that causes movement toward the median plane of the body, the axis of the third finger or second toe, or the plane of the palm.
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