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Definition of the noun abductor
What does abductor mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: abductors
- someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonyms of abductor: kidnaper / kidnapper / snatcher
- more generic words: captor / capturer = a person who captures and holds people or animals; criminal / crook / felon / malefactor / outlaw = someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
- more specific words:
- a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonym of abductor: abductor muscle
- more generic terms: skeletal muscle / striated muscle = a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the noun abductor
- One who abducts, a kidnapper.
- antonym: abductee (One kidnapped)
- [anatomy] A muscle which serves to draw a part out, or form the median line of the body; as, the abductor oculi, which draws the eye outward.
- antonym: adductor (muscle)
Specialised definition of the noun abductor
Glossary of sports
a muscle that pulls the body or a limb away from a midpoint or midline (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
"Abductor" is a computer game by Jeff Minter for the Commodore VIC-20. It is a shoot 'em up in which the player must protect his Humanoids from the aliens trying to abduct them, combining elements from Defender and Galaxian.
- mode: Single-player video game
- developer: Jeff Minter
- genre: Shoot 'em up
- publisher: Jeff Minter
- released in (33 years ago)
- Abductor is a fictional character from Just Yell Fire.
- Abductor is a fictional character from Just Yell Fire.
Phrases with Abductor
Phrases starting with the word Abductor:
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Other phrases containing the word Abductor:
- musculus abductor hallucis
- musculus abductor pollicis
- musculus abductor digiti minimi manus
- musculus abductor digiti minimi pedis
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abductor
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Missing Children (1996)
A Psychological Approach to Understanding the Causes and Consequences of Stranger and Non-Stranger Abduction of Children by James N. Tedisco, Michele A. Paludi
Specifically, we will address the following illusions or myths that relate to either abductors/abusers or victims: An abductor is a psychotic human being, easily identifiable by children and adults. There are no long-term aftereffects of abductions ...
by Corinne J. Saunders
Again the abductor is a widow, Christian de Mompyntone, but this case is specified as one of ravishment of ward, for it is brought by a certain William Tolymer, the father of the victim, Catherine, as a writ of trespass. The case illustrates clearly ...
by Diane Billings, Desiree Hensel
Typically, the abductor is an older woman who wishes to have a baby. The nurse.
by Sharon Glennen, Denise C. DeCoste
The Miller Swing Away Dynamic Abductor is an ovalshaped leg divider that also consists of a dynamic material that allows the unwanted pressing of legs together , yet assists in returning the legs to the desired position (see Figure 6–24).
Textbook of Laryngology (2017)
by Nupur Kapoor Nerurkar
The sole abductor is the posterior cricoarytenoid and the tensor is the cricothyroid . All the intrinsic muscles of the larynx are supplied by the recurrent laryngeal nerve except the cricothyroid which is supplied by the external branch of the ...
Textbook of Human Anatomy (1982)
by William James Hamilton
abductor is the gluteus medius muscle (supplied by the superior gluteal nerve). It can be assisted by the tensor fasciae latae, the gluteus minimus (supplied by the superior gluteal nerve) and the gluteus maximus muscles. Abduction is ...
Raising Responsible, Resilient, Self-Sufficient Teens in the 21st Century by Kenneth Ginsburg M.D., Susan FitzGerald
According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the typical abductor is a family member or someone whom the child knows or is at least familiar with, not some unknown person cruising the neighborhood or hiding in the ...
by R. Shane Tubbs, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Marios Loukas
The abductor pollicis longus generally originates from the lateral part of the posterior surface of the body of the ulna, the interosseous membrane and the middle third of the posterior surface of the body of the radius. The muscle is generally ...
by Robert Hooper
Abductor (AiduSter, dris, m. from ab, from, and iuco, to draw). A> name given to those muscles, which pull back parts of the body, into which they are inserted. Abductor indicis mauus. A muscle of the fore finger, situated in the hand, which ...
Orthopaedic Dictionary (1994)
by Stanley Hoppenfeld, Michael S. Zeide
muscle, abductor digitiminimi (manus) muscle, adductor brevis Abductor Digiti Minimi (Manus) Origin: Pisiform bone tendon of ulnar flexor muscle of Wrist. Insertion: Proximal phalanx of fifth digit. Action: Abducts little finger. Innervation: Ulnar ...
by Berish Strauch, Luis O. Vasconez, Charles K. Herman, Bernard T. Lee
The abductor digiti minimi myocutaneous flap is a good alternative to the traditional muscle transfer for restoration of opposition in congenital hypoplastic thumbs. In children who need opponensplasty and who have aplastic soft tissues of the ...
by A.J. Larner
Cross References Diplopia; 'False-localizing signs' Abductor Sign The abductor sign is tested by asking the patient to abduct each leg whilst the examiner opposes movement with hands placed on the lateral surfaces of the patient's legs : the ...
Z, Abductor indicis. 123, Extcnsorcs pollicis. Superior Extremity. — Left fide, a, Snpra- fpinatus. b, Infra-spinatus. c, Teres minor, d, Te- rcs major, e, Triceps extensor cubiti. f f, Exten- sores carpi radijlis. g, Supinator brevis. b, Indi- cator. 123 ...
A Dictionary of Medicine (1894)
Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics, Hygiene, and the Diseases of Women and Children by Richard Quain
Rosenbach have shown independently, the fibres supplying the abductor muscles are the first to suffer. In course of time the adductors may become affected also, but paralysis of these muscles is ...
by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas
See Abductor. ABDUCTION. Abductio; from abditcere, to separate. The action by which a limb or part is separated from the axis of the body. In Surgery, a fracture near the articular extremity of a bone in which the fragments recede from each ...
Containing All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, with Their Proper Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition by George Milbry Gould, Richard John Ernst Scott
abductor digiti quinti. See abductor minimi digiti. abductor hallucis, origin, outer head, os calcis, plantar fascia, intermuscular septum; inner head, internat annular ligament and tendon ...
by Oscar Moran
supinator, abductor pollicis longus/ long thumb abductor, extensor pollicis longus/long thumb extensor, extensor carpi radialis/radial extensor (sometimes). • PRONATION.
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The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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