adducent

[ uh-doo-suh nt, uh-dyoo- ]
/ əˈdu sənt, əˈdyu- /

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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