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Definition of the adjective adducting

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  1. especially of muscles; bringing together or drawing toward the midline of the body or toward an adjacent part

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Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1915)

The adducting power is low (or it may be normal) and the abducting power is excessive. In insufficiency of divergence there is esophoria for distance and orthophoria or possible exophoria for near. The convergence near point is normal.

Google previewA Dictionary of Neurological Signs (2016)

by A.J. Larner

Other forms of nystagmus include: • Ataxic/Dissociated: in abducting > > adducting eye, as in internuclear ophthalmoplegia and pseudo-internuclear ophthalmoplegia. • Periodic Alternating: primary position nystagmus, almost always in the ...

Google previewThe Students' Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1896)

Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation, and Full Explanation of Medical Terms, Together with Much Collateral Descriptive Matter, Numerous Tables, Etc. ... by Alexander Duane

Adducting ; an adductor. A. oc'ull...

Google previewOculo-refractive Cyclopedia and Dictionary (1921)

by Thomas George Atkinson

The superior and inferior recti are antagonists vertically, but synergists laterally, both adducting the eye. The superior and inferior obliques are antagonists sagitally, but synergists laterally, both abducting the eye. In addition to these extrinsic ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica

by John Henry Clarke

Tense cramp in muscles of ball of thumb with painful sensation on strongly adducting thumb. — Hands bluish, cold. — Moisture on finger-tips. — Fingers and hands wet. 23. Lower Limbs. — Gait unsteady ; weakness esp. marked on going out ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2007)

by Elsevier, Mosby

Latitude, latissimus dorsi (muscle adducting humerus) Leiomyosarcoma (smooth muscle, fleshy malignant tumor), leiomyofibroma ( tumor of muscle and fiber ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Treatment; Or, Therapeutic Index (1892)

Including Medical and Surgical Therapeutics by William Whitla

by an incision along the outer side of the metatarsal bone, dividing all the structures between the dorsum and sole of the foot, between the first and second metatarsal bones, and then opens the joint, after strongly adducting the great toe.

Google previewPhysiological Optics, Being an Essay Contributed to the American Encyclopedia of Ophthalmology (1918)

by Charles Sheard

can, when fixing the test object at 6 meters, overcome adducting prisms amounting to 14 degrees, we can calculate ( or take from tables already worked out) the amount of this positive relative ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2D2U1C3T1I1N1G2

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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