adduction

noun ad·duc·tion \ ə-ˈdək-shən , a- \

Definition of adduction

1 : the action of adducting : the state of being adducted
2 : the act or action of adducing

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Origin and Etymology of adduction

Middle English adduccioun "act of conveying," borrowed from Medieval Latin adductiōn-, adductiō, going back to Late Latin, "attraction, contraction," from Latin addūcere "to lead or bring (to a place)," + -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of action nouns — more at adduce


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adduction

noun ad·duc·tion \ ə-ˈdək-shən, a- \

medical Definition of adduction

: the action of adducting : the state of being adducted

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