adductor

[ uh-duhk-ter ]

noun
  1. any muscle that adducts (opposed to abductor).

Origin of adductor

1
1740–50; <New Latin, Late Latin: conductor. See adduce, -tor

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British Dictionary definitions for adductor

adductor

/ (əˈdʌktə) /


noun
  1. a muscle that adducts

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Scientific definitions for adductor

adductor

[ ə-dŭktər ]


  1. A muscle that draws a limb or part of a limb toward the midline of the body. Compare abductor.

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