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Meaning of ADDUCENT

Pronunciation:  u'doosunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (physiology) especially of muscles; bringing together or drawing toward the midline of the body or toward an adjacent part
 

ADDUCENT is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: adducting, adductive
 
 Antonyms: abducent, abducting
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ad*du"cent\, a. [L. addunces, p. pr. of adducere.]
(Physiol.)
Bringing together or towards a given point; -- a word applied
to those muscles of the body which pull one part towards
another. Opposed to {abducent}.

 

 

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