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Definition of the noun abductor muscle
What does abductor muscle mean as a name of something?
- a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonym of abductor muscle: abductor
- more generic terms: skeletal muscle / striated muscle = a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton
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by UN Panda
Abductor digiti minimi The abductor muscle of the littlefinger or little toe. Also called musculus abductor digitiminimi. Abductor hallucis Amuscle of the medial side ...
by Henrik Steinmann, Lajos Zombori
the lower flexor in the basal joint of the labial palp muscle of maxillary palp, musculus palpi maxillaris: a general name for one of the muscle bundles that moves the maxillary palp abductor muscle of maxillary palp, musculus abductor ...
by R. Shane Tubbs, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Marios Loukas
Abductor digiti minimi muscle Variations of the abductor digiti minimi are additional muscular components that arise from or are in close proximity to the abductor muscle. An unnamed muscle belly that originated from the styloid process of the ...
of foot, abductor muscle of little toe: origin, medial and lateral tubercles of calcaneus , plantar fascia; insertion, lateral surface of base of proximal phalanx of little toe; ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
abductor muscle A muscle that draws a structure (e.g. a limb) away from the centre line of the body. Compare ADDUCTOR MUSCLE. Abductor and adductor muscles abiogenesis The development of living organisms.
by Jean Mooney
abductor muscle drawing a part away from the sagittal plane; therefore abductor action of intrinsic foot muscles is described in relation to the sagittal plane of the foot abductor digiti minimi first plantar layer intrinsic foot muscle origin medial and ...
Pocket Medical Dictionary (1999)
by B. Jain Publishers Staff
Au'ris, the abductor muscle of the ear. A. digiti quin'ti, hallucis, indicis, minimi digiti, pol'licis. See Muscles, Table of. Abernethy's Fas'cia. The subperitoneal areolar tissue that separates the external iliac artery ...
cerebropleural ganglion Small sac located near the anterior abductor muscle; the nervous system is made up of three pairs of ganglia (cerebropleural, visceral and pedal). foot anterior adductor muscle Muscle ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
syN long abductor muscle of thumb, musculus abductor pollicis longus, musculus extensor ossis metacarpi pollicis. ab-duc-tor spas-mod-ic dys-pho-ni-a (abdükter spaz-mod'ik dis-fö' né-ā) A breathy form of spasmodic dysphonia caused by ...
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
Abductor Muscle. ADDUCTOR MANDIBULAE Muscles that draw Mandibles together or bring them into apposition. Syn. Mandibular Adductor. Cf. Abductor Mandibulae. ADDUCTOR MUSCLE Any muscle that induces adduction. A muscle ...
From Genome to Environment
Olson Indiana University School of Medicine - South Bend, South Bend, IN, USA Glossary Abductor muscle A muscle that pulls two objects apart. Adductor ...
by D.C. Wareham
ABDUCTOR MUSCLE Any muscle the contraction of which acts in drawing a structure, such as a limb for example, away from the centre line of the body. ABERRANT Abnormal or diverging from the usual or normal form. Among reptiles and ...
by Michael Kent
hip abductor Muscle effecting hip *abduction.
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