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adducent

[uh-doo-suh nt, uh-dyoo-] /əˈdu sənt, əˈdyu-/
adjective, Physiology.
1.
drawing toward, as by the action of a muscle; adducting.
Origin of adducent
1685-1695
1685-95; < Latin addūcent- (stem of addūcēns), present participle of addūcere. See adduce, -ent
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