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abduct

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transitive verb ab·duct \ab-ˈdəkt, əb- also ˈab-ˌ\

Medical Definition of abduct

  1. :  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>

abduction \ab-ˈdək-shən, əb-\play noun




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