Definition of Adducting

1. Adjective. Especially of muscles; bringing together or drawing toward the midline of the body or toward an adjacent part.

Exact synonyms: Adducent, Adductive
Category relationships: Physiology
Antonyms: Abducent
Derivative terms: Adduct



Definition of Adducting

1. Verb. (present participle of adduct) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adducting

1. adduct [v] - See also: adduct

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adducting

adds up
adduce
adduceable
adduced
adducent
adducer
adducers
adduces
adducible
adducin
adducing
adducins
adduct
adducted
adducting (current term)
adduction
adductions
adductive
adductively
adductome
adductor
adductor canal
adductor hallucis
adductor hiatus
adductor minimus muscle
adductor muscle

Literary usage of Adducting

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1. Modern ophthalmology: A Practical Treatise on the Anatomy, Physiology, and by James Moores Ball (1908)
"The adducting power is low and difficult to develop, and the abducting power is normal, slightly increased, or decreased. In Excessive Divergence there is ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1894)
"muscles, but the relation between the abducting and adducting power is greatly disturbed, adducting being but 15° while abducting is 6°. ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1912)
"Eliminate muscular action by an anaesthetic or other means; relax the structures by adducting or abducting the femur; rotate the limb until the ..."

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