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adduction

[uh-duhk-shuh n] /əˈdʌk ʃən/
noun
1.
Physiology. the action of an adducent muscle.
2.
the act of adducing.
Origin of adduction
1630-1640
First recorded in 1630-40, adduction is from the Medieval Latin word adductiōn- (stem of adductiō). See adduct, -ion
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