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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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INTERPRETING Such HARD WORDS of Whatever Language, as are at Present Used in the English Tongue, with Their Etymologies, Definitions, [&]c. Also, The Terms of Divinity, Law, Physick, Mathematicks, History, Agriculture, Logick, Metaphysicks, 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 Muffles, are those that bring forward, or close, pr draw together the Parts of the Body whereunto they are annexed. Addustar Occuli, a Muscle of the Eye, which enclines the Pupil towards the Nose, Addustor Policis, a Musclé of the ...
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 ...
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, ...
Lexicon physico-medicum: or, A new physical dictionary; explaining the difficult terms used in the several branches of the profession ... The second edition, very much altered and improved (1722)
by John QUINCY
Adducent Muscles, from ad, and duco, to bring to; are those that bring ...
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.
by Abraham Rees
ADDUCENT Muscles, or Adductors, in Anatomy, are those which bring forward, close, or draw together, the parts of the ...
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 ...
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Scrabble value of A1D2D2U1C3E1N1T1
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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