abduce

[ ab-doos, -dyoos ]
/ æbˈdus, -ˈdyus /

verb (used with object), ab·duced, ab·duc·ing. Physiology.

to draw or take away; abduct.

Origin of abduce

1530–40; < Latin abdūcere, equivalent to ab- ab- + dūcere to lead
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Medicine definitions for abduce

abduce
[ ăb-dōōs ]

v.

To abduct.
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