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Meaning of ADDUCT

Pronunciation:  u'dukt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a compound formed by an addition reaction
  2. [v]  draw a limb towards the body; "adduct the thigh muscle"

ADDUCT is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 Antonyms: abduct
 See Also: chemical compound, compound, draw, force, pull



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ad*duct"\, v. t. [L. adductus, p. p. of adducere. See
{Adduce}.] (Physiol.)
To draw towards a common center or a middle line. --Huxley.

Biology Dictionary
    1. A compound produced by the mixing of two or more chemicals.
    2. A complex that forms when a chemical binds to a biological molecule, such as DNA or protein.
  1. A compound formed by the fusion of two molecules (or, less often, atoms) which are then held together by a coordinate covalent bond.