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ad·duc·tor

 (ə-dŭk′tər)
n.
A muscle that draws a body part, such as a finger, arm, or toe, inward toward the median axis of the body or of an extremity.

[New Latin, from Latin addūcere, adduct-, to bring to, contract; see adduce.]

adductor

(əˈdʌktə)
n
(Physiology) a muscle that adducts

ad•duc•tor

(əˈdʌk tər)

n.
any muscle that adducts (opposed to abductor).
[1740–50; < New Latin, Late Latin: conductor. See adduce, -tor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adductor - a muscle that draws a body part toward the median lineadductor - a muscle that draws a body part toward 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 adductor brevis - the short adductor muscle of the thigh
musculus adductor longus - the long adductor muscle of the thigh
great adductor muscle, musculus adductor magnus - the muscle that adducts and extends the thigh
musculus adductor hallucis - the adductor muscle of the great toe
Translations

adductor

[əˈdʌktəʳ] N (Anat) → aductor m

adductor

n, adductor muscle (Anat) → Adduktor m (spec), → Anziehmuskel m

ad·duc·tor

n. músculo aductor, músculo que tira hacia una línea media o hacia el centro.
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It was just a precaution because he was complaining a little bit about his adductor and then we decided to make the substitution.
The obturator nerve passes close to the lateral wall of the bladder, and its stimulation may result in thigh adductor muscle contraction, which could be associated with undesirable complications such as bladder perforation, vascular injuries, incomplete cancer resection, and obturator muscle hematomas.
Coutinho has joined up with the Brazil squad, despite an adductor problem forcing him to miss the club's last three matches and Mignolet is looking forward to seeing the trio all out on the pitch together again.
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Former Real Madrid attacker Mariano Diaz - who has netted seven goals in 11 games since arriving from the Bernabeu in the summer - and left-back Ferland Mendy have not travelled with the team to Merseyside after suffering adductor and thigh problems respectively.
The Spanish club said in a statement that Navas had been diagnosed with a "swollen adductor muscle in his right groin".
Incisions were made along the origin of the adductor longus, adductor brevis, sartorius, and rectus femoris muscles to expose the underlying muscular nerve branches.
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ABSTRACT Modifications in shell structure, mantle, and adductor muscle are considered derived adaptations that allowed scallops to swim.
Six months after the baseline, Botulinum toxin type A was injected bilaterally to adductor magnus (100 U) and adductor longus (50 U) muscles.
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