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EtymologyEdit

From Latin adduco.

NounEdit

adductor (plural adductors or adductores)

  1. (anatomy) 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
    the adductor of the eye turns the eye toward the nose.
    • Verrill:
      In the bivalve shells, the muscles which close the values of the shell are called adductor muscles.

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NounEdit

adductor (plural adductores)

  1. adducer
  2. adductor