[ uh-duhk-shuh n ]
/ əˈdʌk ʃən /


Physiology. the action of an adducent muscle.
the act of adducing.

Origin of adduction

First recorded in 1630–40, adduction is from the Medieval Latin word adductiōn- (stem of adductiō). See adduct, -ion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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