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ad·duct

 (ə-dŭkt′, ă-dŭkt′)
tr.v. ad·duct·ed, ad·duct·ing, ad·ducts Physiology
To draw inward toward the median axis of the body or toward an adjacent part or limb.
n. Chemistry
A chemical compound that forms from the addition of two or more substances.

[Back-formation from adductor.]

ad·duc′tion n.
ad·duc′tive adj.

adduct

(əˈdʌkt)
vb (tr)
(Physiology) (of a muscle) to draw or pull (a leg, arm, etc) towards the median axis of the body. Compare abduct2
n
(Chemistry) chem a compound formed by direct combination of two or more different compounds or elements
[C19: from Latin addūcere; see adduce]
adˈduction n

ad•duct

(v. əˈdʌkt; n. ˈæd ʌkt)

v.t.
1. to move or draw toward the axis of the body or one of its parts (opposed to abduct).
n.
2. a combination of two or more stable chemical compounds by means of van der Waals' forces, coordinate bonds, or covalent bonds.
[1830–40; < Latin adductus, past participle of addūcere; see adduce]
ad•duc′tive, adj.

adduct


Past participle: adducted
Gerund: adducting

Imperative
adduct
adduct
Present
I adduct
you adduct
he/she/it adducts
we adduct
you adduct
they adduct
Preterite
I adducted
you adducted
he/she/it adducted
we adducted
you adducted
they adducted
Present Continuous
I am adducting
you are adducting
he/she/it is adducting
we are adducting
you are adducting
they are adducting
Present Perfect
I have adducted
you have adducted
he/she/it has adducted
we have adducted
you have adducted
they have adducted
Past Continuous
I was adducting
you were adducting
he/she/it was adducting
we were adducting
you were adducting
they were adducting
Past Perfect
I had adducted
you had adducted
he/she/it had adducted
we had adducted
you had adducted
they had adducted
Future
I will adduct
you will adduct
he/she/it will adduct
we will adduct
you will adduct
they will adduct
Future Perfect
I will have adducted
you will have adducted
he/she/it will have adducted
we will have adducted
you will have adducted
they will have adducted
Future Continuous
I will be adducting
you will be adducting
he/she/it will be adducting
we will be adducting
you will be adducting
they will be adducting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been adducting
you have been adducting
he/she/it has been adducting
we have been adducting
you have been adducting
they have been adducting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been adducting
you will have been adducting
he/she/it will have been adducting
we will have been adducting
you will have been adducting
they will have been adducting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been adducting
you had been adducting
he/she/it had been adducting
we had been adducting
you had been adducting
they had been adducting
Conditional
I would adduct
you would adduct
he/she/it would adduct
we would adduct
you would adduct
they would adduct
Past Conditional
I would have adducted
you would have adducted
he/she/it would have adducted
we would have adducted
you would have adducted
they would have adducted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adduct - a compound formed by an addition reactionadduct - a compound formed by an addition reaction
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Verb1.adduct - draw a limb towards the bodyadduct - draw a limb towards the body; "adduct the thigh muscle"
draw, pull, force - cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
abduct - pull away from the body; "this muscle abducts"
Translations
adduit

ad·duct

vt. aducir, mover hacia la línea media.
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