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adduction


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adduction  \Ad*duc"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  adduction.  See  {Adduce}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  adducing  or  bringing  forward. 
 
  An  adduction  of  facts  gathered  from  various 
  quarters.  --I.  Taylor. 
 
  2.  (Physiol.)  The  action  by  which  the  parts  of  the  body  are 
  drawn  towards  its  axis];  --  opposed  to  {abduction}. 
  --Dunglison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adduction 
  n  :  (physiology)  moving  of  a  body  part  toward  the  central  axis 
  of  the  body 




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