ab·​duce | \ ab-ˈd(y)üs How to pronounce abduce (audio) \
abduced; abducing

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“Abduce.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/abduce. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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