adductor pollicis

noun
adductor pol·​li·​cis | \ -ˈpäl-ə-səs How to pronounce adductor pollicis (audio) , -ə-kəs How to pronounce adductor pollicis (audio) \

Medical Definition of adductor pollicis

: a muscle of the hand with two heads that adducts the thumb by bringing it toward the palm

called also adductor pollicis muscle

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“Adductor pollicis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/adductor%20pollicis. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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