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Abductor Muscle

Definition of the noun abductor muscle

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  1. a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line

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Google previewDictionary of Insect Morphology (1999)

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 ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

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 ...

Google previewBergman's Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation (2016)

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 ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1915)

by Casey Albert Wood

Also, an abductor muscle. ' Ecblepharos. An ancient form of prothesis, or artificial eye. This term has been revived by Mueller (of Wiesbaden) to indicate a Eeblepharos. (M ueller.) form of artificial eye to be used in obliteration of the conjunctival ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Podiatry and Foot Science (2009)

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 ...

Google previewA Pocket Medical Dictionary (1895)

Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of about 12,000 of the Principal Words Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences ... by George Milbry Gould

The abductor muscle of the ear. Abelmos'chus, d-bel-mos'-kus. Evergreen shrub used in medicine. Aber'rant. Deviating from the normal type. Aber'rant Arteries. Long slender vessels connected with the brachial or axillary artery. Aberra'tion.

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

abductor muscle A muscle that draws a structure (e.g. a limb ) away from the centre line ofthe body. adductor muscle abductor muscle Abductor and adductor muscles abiogenesis The development of living organisms from ...

Google previewDorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary (2012)

by Dorland

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; ...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom - Animal Kingdom (2012)

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 ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine (2006)

by Michael Kent

hip abductor Muscle effecting hip *abduction.

Google previewOrthopaedic Dictionary (1994)

by Stanley Hoppenfeld, Michael S. Zeide

Abductor Muscle(s) (ab-duk'tor/mus'el) See Muscle. Aberrant (ab-er'ant) (adj.) A deviation from the standard in shape, form, structure ...

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