Definition of Abducting

1. Adjective. Especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part.

Exact synonyms: Abducent
Category relationships: Physiology
Antonyms: Adducent



Definition of Abducting

1. Verb. (present participle of abduct) ¹

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Definition of Abducting

1. abduct [v] - See also: abduct

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abducting

abducens eminence
abducens muscle
abducens nerve
abducens nucleus
abducens oculi
abducent
abducent nerve
abducentes
abducents
abduces
abducing
abduct
abducted
abductee
abductees
abducting (current term)
abduction
abductions
abductive
abductive reasoning
abductively
abductor
abductor digiti minimi muscle of foot
abductor digiti minimi muscle of hand
abductor hallucis
abductor muscle
abductor muscle of great toe
abductor muscle of little finger
abductor muscle of little toe
abductor oculi

Literary usage of Abducting

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1. Ophthalmic Record: A Monthly Review of the Progress of Ophthalmology (1900)
"... THE INFLUENCE OF abducting AND ADDUCTING PRISMS ON THE ESTIMATING OF DISTANCE. ... abducting ..."

2. A Treatise on the Motor Apparatus of the Eyes: Embracing an Exposition of by George Thomas Stevens (1906)
"The restriction of the abducting ability, if exactly in proportion 'with the degree of esophoria found, goes far to exclude complicating conditions in the ..."

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