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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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The gluteus medius and thigh adductor muscles had higher contributions to controller response for disturbances in the ML dimension.