abduct


ab·duct

vt \ab-ˈdəkt, əb- also ˈab-ˌ\

Definition of ABDUCT

: to draw away (as a limb) from a position near or parallel to the median axis of the body <the peroneus longus extends, abducts, and everts the foot—C. R. Bardeen>; also : to move (similar parts) apart <abduct adjoining fingers>
ab·duc·tion \ab-ˈdək-shən, əb-\ noun

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