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Definition of the adjective adducent
What does adducent mean as an attribute of a noun?
- especially of muscles; bringing together or drawing toward the midline of the body or toward an adjacent part
Alternative definition of the adjective adducent
- [physiology] Related to the muscles of the body which pull one part towards another. Opposed to abducent.
- synonym: adducting
Specialised definition of the adjective adducent
Glossary of sports
referring to a muscle which brings parts of the body together or moves them towards the central line of the body or a limb (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
- antonym: abducent
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Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art, But the Arts Themselves by John Harris
ADDUCENT MUSCLES, are those that bring fotwardrclose,pr draw together the Parts of ihe Body whereunm they are'anriexed. " ADUCTORES" 4he fame with Adducent Mifchs. ADDUCTOROCULI, isaMuscleoftheEye, so eaU'd, because it ...
Glossographia Anglicana nova, or, A dictionary, interpreting such hard words of whatever language, as are at present used in the English tongue, with their etymologies, definitions, &c (1707)
also, the terms of divinity, law, physick, mathematicks, grammar, poetry, musick, heraldry, architecture, painting, war, and all other arts and sciences are herein explain'd, from the best modern authors, as, Sir Isaac Newton, Dr. Harris, Dr. Gregory, Mr. Lock, Mr. Evelyn, Mr. Dryden, Mr. Blunt, &c. Very useful to all those that desire to understand what they read
Adducent Muscles, are those that bring forward, or close, ot draw together the Parts of the Body whereunto they are annexed. Adductor Occult, a Muscle of the Eye, which enclines the Pupil towards the Nose. Adductor PoMcir, a Muscle" of the ...
Glossographia Anglicana Nova; Or, A Dictionary Interpreting Such Hard Words of Whatever Language, as are at Present Used in the English Tongue (1707)
With Their Etymologies, Definitions, Etc. ...
Adducent Muscles, are those that bring forward, or dole, pr draw together the Parts of the Body whereunto they are annexed. Adductor Occuli, a Muscle pf the Eye, which enclinesthe Pupil towards the Nose,. AiduBor VoUick, a Muscle' of the ...
... by N. Bailey, ... by Nathan Bailey
ADDUCENT VtifcUt. See AddiSoret. ADDU'CTOR Oculi [in Anatomy} a Muscle of the Eye so called, because ic driws the Apple of ir toward the Nose. L. ! ADDU' CTOR Poilicii [in Anatomy"] a Muscle that brings the Thumb nearer the jFore- finger ...
by Nathan Bailey
ADDUCENT Eusdcs, fee AdduBoret. ADEPHAGl'ACAjff«).;>,Gr.)an eating to fill, greediness. A'DEPS (with Anatomists) a ...
The Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature. - London, Longman, Hurst (usw.) 1819-20 (1819)
by Abraham Rees
ADDUCENT Mufilu, or Annucrons, in Anatomy, are those which bring forward, close, or draw together, the parts of the body whereto they are annexed. The word is compounded of ad, to ; and dame, to draw, or.bring. - Adducents, or adductors ...
by Abraham Rees
ADDUCENT Must/er, or ADDUCTOR s, in Anatomy, are those which bring forward, close, or draw together, the parts of the body whereto they are annexed. The Word is compounded of ad, to ,* and ...
A New Universal, Technological, Etymological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1854)
by John Craig
ADDUCENT, ad-du'sent, a. (adducent, bringing forward, Lat.) A word applied to those muscles which bring forward, cldoe, or draw together the parts of the body to which they are attached. ADDUCKR, ad-du'snr, «. One who adduces.
A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)
by John Craig (F.G.S.)
ADDUCENT, ad-du'sent, a. (adducens, bringing forward, Lat) A word applied to those muscles which bring forward, clc.se. or draw together the parts of the body to which they arc attached. Adducer, ad-du'sur, s. One who adduces. Adduciblb ...
by James Stormonth
adducent, a. adducent, bringing forward or together: adductive, a. ádduk'tiv (L. ad ; ductus, led), that adduces : adduc'tively, od. -tlvli: adductor, n. in (mat., a muscle that contracts parts. adenology, n. ad'ë-nôl-6-jl (Gr. aden, a gland; logos, ...
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The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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