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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 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 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 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 previewDorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary E-Book (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 previewA 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.

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 previewPocket 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 ...

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 previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

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 ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Fish Physiology (2011)

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 ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

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 ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine (2006)

by Michael Kent

hip abductor Muscle effecting hip *abduction.

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