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Adductor Muscle

Definition of the noun adductor muscle

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  1. a muscle that draws a body part toward the median line

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Google previewDictionary of Insect Morphology (1999)

by Henrik Steinmann, Lajos Zombori

adductor muscle of labial palp, musculus adductor palpi labialis (Fig. 14): the internally situated bundle of paired muscles that moves the labial palp dorsal muscle of labial palp, musculus palpi labialis dorsalis (Fig. 14): the muscle bundle ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine (2006)

by Michael Kent

adductor magnus A thigh adductor muscle. It has two origins on the pelvic girdle: one on the pubis and the other on the ischial tuberosity. It has a broad insertion on the * linea ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Neurological Signs (2016)

by A.J. Larner

Cross References Bell's palsy; Epiphora; Synkinesia, Synkinesis Crossed Adductor Reflex Contralateral adductor muscle contraction in response to a tap on the adductor tendon may be found with a corticospinal tract lesion, hence a sign of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Texas Seashells: Identification, Ecology, Distribution, and History (2010)

by John Wesley Tunnell

region widening; lateral teeth virtually obsolete; anterior adductor muscle scar long and narrow, posterior adductor muscle scar sub circular; pallial line moderately defined; ventral margin smooth. Habitat: Muddy bottoms of continental shelf.

Google previewGrabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps: Head and Neck (2015)

by Berish Strauch, Luis O. Vasconez, Charles K. Herman, Bernard T. Lee

An incision approximately 10 cm long is placed along the posterior border of the adductor muscle. After separation of the fascia over the adductor longus and gracilis muscles, the dominant nutrient pedicle of the gracilis is normally identified ...

Google previewLexicon Orthopaedic Etymology (1999)

by Diab

Thus, an adductor muscle also is designated attrahens. Ad is opposite in sense to Latin ab, whence ab- (q.v.), and ex, whence ex(q.v.). When describing motion, it is similar to Greek eti, whence epi- (q.v.). When intensifying a word, it resembles ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ADDUCTOR MUSCLE Any muscle that induces adduction. A muscle that moves a structure, organ or appendage toward body or brings body parts into apposition . See Abductor Muscle. ADECIDUATE Adj. Descriptive of something Evergreen.

Google previewEncyclopedia of K9 Terminology (2013)

by Edward M. Gilbert, Jr, Patricia H. Gilbert

Adductor muscle. See Fig. 1.11C. The adductor muscle attaches to the pelvic girdle and inserts onto the femur or upper thigh bone. This muscle helps to pull the rear leg inward during movement. Annular ligament. The annular ligament of the ...

Google previewOrthopaedic Dictionary (1994)

by Stanley Hoppenfeld, Michael S. Zeide

The tight adductor muscle origin may be released percutaneously or through an open surgical procedure. Adductor Tubercle (ah-duk'tor/too'ber'k'l) (n.) A bony projection on the medial epicondyle of the femur onto which the ischiocondylar ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Epidemiology of Injury in Olympic Sports (2009)

by Dennis J. Caine, Peter Harmer, Melissa Schiff

found a correlation between decreased adductor muscle flexibility and subsequent adductor muscle injury. A similar association between hamstring muscle flexibility and hamstring muscle injury was not found. As such, based on few ...

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Scallop with adductor muscle, gills, mantle

Mori Sushi, West LA

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