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adducent

[ uh-doo-suhnt, uh-dyoo- ]
/ əˈdu sənt, əˈdyu- /
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adjective Physiology.

drawing toward, as by the action of a muscle; adducting.

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Origin of adducent

1685–95; <Latin addūcent- (stem of addūcēns), present participle of addūcere.See adduce, -ent
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