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adduction

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noun ad·duc·tion \ə-ˈdək-shən, a-\

Definition of adduction

  1. 1 :  the action of adducting :  the state of being adducted

  2. 2 :  the act or action of adducing



14th Century

First Known Use of adduction

14th century


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adduction

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noun ad·duc·tion \ə-ˈdək-shən, a-\

Medical Definition of adduction

  1. :  the action of adducting :  the state of being adducted




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