adductor muscle


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Noun1.adductor muscle - a muscle that draws a body part toward the median lineadductor muscle - 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
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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.
Paul suffered the adductor muscle injury in the fourth quarter of a 122-116 home loss Wednesday to the Los Angeles Lakers, a defeat that snapped Houston's 14-game win streak.
Coutinho missed the Reds' win over Huddersfield on Saturday with an adductor muscle problem, while Lovren was forced to withdraw moments before kick off after suffering a thigh injury in the warm-up.
The Spanish club said in a statement that Navas had been diagnosed with a "swollen adductor muscle in his right groin".
It's his adductor muscle again," said manager Slaven Bilic.
Borini is not expected to feature until next month after surgery on an adductor muscle which pulled away from the thigh bone in only his second appearance of the campaign.
The on-loan Manchester City defender tore an adductor muscle playing for the Belgian Under-21 side against Montenegro on Friday.
The 25-year-old Italian tore an adductor muscle while taking a free-kick during Saturday's 1-1 Premier League draw at Southampton, his first appearance since the opening day of the campaign.
These include a history of previous groin injury, [7] decreased adductor muscle strength, [7,8] decreased hip abduction range of motion, decreased levels of sports specific training, abdominal muscle recruitment, limb length discrepancy and pelvic instability.
Sexton, whose adductor muscle injury rules him out, joins a casualty list that leaves Paul O'Connell, Peter O'Mahony and Jared Payne sidelined, while Sean O'Brien is suspended.