• Adduction


    From Latin adducō ("I bring to myself"), from ad + ducō ("I lead"). Compare French adduction. See adduce.

    Full definition of adduction



    (plural adductions)
    1. The act of adducing or bringing forward.
      • An adduction of facts gathered from various quarters. I. Taylor.
    2. (physiology) The action by which the parts of the body are drawn towards its axis; -- opposed to abduction.
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