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adducent


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adducent  \Ad*du"cent\,  a.  [L.  addunces  p.  pr  of  adducere.] 
  (Physiol.) 
  Bringing  together  or  towards  a  given  point;  --  a  word  applied 
  to  those  muscles  of  the  body  which  pull  one  part  towards 
  another.  Opposed  to  {abducent}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adducent 
  adj  :  (physiology)  especially  of  muscles;  bringing  together  or 
  drawing  toward  the  midline  of  the  body  or  toward  an 
  adjacent  part  [syn:  {adductive},  {adducting}]  [ant:  {abducent}] 




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