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adduct

verb ad·duct \ ə-ˈdəkt , a- \

Definition of adduct

transitive verb
:to draw (something, such as a limb) toward or past the median axis of the body; also :to bring together (similar parts)
  • adduct the fingers

Origin and Etymology of adduct

Latin adductus, past participle of adducere


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adduct

noun ad·duct \ ˈa-ˌdəkt \

Definition of adduct

:a chemical addition product
  • adducts form as carcinogenic metabolites bind to DNA

Origin and Etymology of adduct

German Addukt, from Latin adductus


Medical Dictionary

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adduct

transitive verb ad·duct \ ə-ˈdəkt, a- \

medical Definition of adduct

:to draw (as a limb) toward or past the median axis of the body; also :to bring together (similar parts)
  • adduct the fingers

adductive

play \-ˈdək-tiv\ adjective

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adduct

noun ad·duct \ ˈad-ˌəkt \

medical Definition of adduct

:a chemical addition product

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