abductor muscle

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Noun1.abductor muscle - a muscle that draws a body part away from the median lineabductor muscle - a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
musculus abductor digiti minimi manus - the abductor muscle of the little finger
musculus abductor digiti minimi pedis - the abductor muscles of the little toe
musculus abductor hallucis - the abductor muscle of the great toe
musculus abductor pollicis - the abductor muscle of the thumb
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We made an incision over the outside of the exterior os sesamoideum pollicis pedis, and thus got at the root of the abductor muscle.
The Blues are boosted by the news that influential Ulster fly-half David Humphreys will miss the game after sustaining an abductor muscle injury in training.
Gary and Jay-Jay were always going to be doubtful, then Stelios complained that his abductor muscle was troubling him.
The Republic of Ireland winger is recovering from a torn abductor muscle and may not return until the final game of the league season, away to Sheffield Wednesday on April 21.
Waite's hand may be forced by a crop of injuries, with full-back Kris Radlinski the most doubtful after pulling an abductor muscle at Bolton.
Although results showed a slight abductor muscle strain medics fear the injury is still more serious.
At QPR my groin tore, and the abductor muscle then ripped off the bone basically and I've had both sides fixed now.
The record signing has been working his way back to fitness since picking up an abductor muscle injury with Spain 10 days ago.
Both left the field early in the clash with Munster - Lloyd after suffering a bang to the head and Tandy with an abductor muscle injury.
Agassi next faces Brazil's Flavio Saretta, who had the most fortunate day due to the fate of Spain's Galo Blanco, who pulled an abductor muscle and had to retire when leading 7-6 6-3 2-2.
Collins suffered a recurrence of an abductor muscle injury against Bilston in midweek, and will join brother Lee and Andy Spencer on the sidelines at home to Mangotsfield.
But first-choice Bryant is back in business to ease the problems, returning along with defender Gary Finlay who has been sidelined for several weeks with an abductor muscle injury.

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