Definition of Adductor. Meaning of Adductor. Synonyms of Adductor

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Definition of Adductor

Adductor
Adductor Ad*duc"tor, n. [L., fr. adducere.] (Anat.) A muscle which draws a limb or part of the body toward the middle line of the body, or closes extended parts of the body; -- opposed to abductor; as, the adductor of the eye, which turns the eye toward the nose. In the bivalve shells, the muscles which close the values of the shell are called adductor muscles. --Verrill.

Meaning of Adductor from wikipedia

- group is made up of: Adductor brevis Adductor longus Adductor magnus Adductor minimus This is often considered to be a part of adductor magnus. pectineus...
- The adductor magnus is a large triangular muscle, situated on the medial side of the thigh. It consists of two parts. The portion which arises from the...
- Adductor may refer to: One of the anatomical terms of motion Adductor muscle (disambiguation) Adductor canal...
- In human anatomy, the adductor pollicis muscle is a muscle in the hand that functions to adduct the thumb. It has two heads: transverse and oblique. It...
- The adductor canal (subsartorial or Hunter’s canal) is an aponeurotic tunnel in the middle third of the thigh, extending from the apex of the femoral triangle...
- In the human body, the adductor longus is a skeletal muscle located in the thigh. One of the adductor muscles of the hip, its main function is to adduct...
- The adductor brevis is a muscle in the thigh situated immediately deep to the pectineus and adductor longus. It belongs to the adductor muscle group....
- adductor muscles. These hip adductor muscles that make up the groin consist of the adductor brevis, adductor longus, adductor magnus, gracilis, and pectineus...
- iliotibial tract. The adductor brevis, adductor longus, adductor magnus, pectineus, and gracilis make up the adductor group. The adductors all originate on...
- and p****es through the adductor canal, and becomes the popliteal artery as it p****es through the adductor hiatus in the adductor magnus near the junction...
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