What does Adduction mean?

Adduction meaning in General Dictionary

The act of adducing or taking ahead

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  • (physiology) going of a body component toward the central axis of human body
  • The act of adducing or bringing forward.
  • The activity by which the parts of the body tend to be drawn towards its axis]; -- opposed to abduction.

Adduction meaning in Medical Dictionary

action of a limb toward the midline associated with human anatomy. The contrary of adduction is abduction.


Adduction meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

to maneuver inwards or toward the midsection of this pet.


Adduction meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The act of adducing or bringing ahead.

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  • (n.) The action by which the parts of the body tend to be attracted towards its axis]; -- opposed to abduction.