abduce

abduce

[ab-doos, -dyoos]
verb (used with object), abduced, abducing. Physiology.
to draw or take away; abduct.

Origin:
1530–40; < Latin abdūcere, equivalent to ab- ab- + dūcere to lead

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abduce ab·duce (āb-dōōs', -dyōōs')
v. ab·duced, ab·duc·ing, ab·duc·es
To abduct.

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