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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 (1896)

by alexander duane

Adducting ; an adductor. A. oc'ull, the rectus oculi internus. Adduct'. [L. addu'eere, to ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Endurance in Sport (2008)

by R. J. Shephard, P.-O. Astrand

The muscletendon junction and the tendon itself are the commonest sites of injury, and the pain is reproduced by actively adducting and/ or by passively abducting the thigh. If the site of injury is in the muscle belly, a haematoma may be felt ...

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 previewCalisthenic Dictionary (1902)

A Glossary of Calisthenic Terms Used in American Gymnasia by Alanson Lester Fish

abducting, adducting. backward ...

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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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