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adduction

Pronunciation: ă-dŭk′shŭn

Definition:

  1. Movement of a body part toward the median plane (of the body, in the case of limbs; of the hand or foot, in the case of digits).
  2. Monocular rotation (duction) of the eye toward the nose.
  3. A position resulting from such movement.
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