|1.||to remove (a person) by force or cunning; kidnap|
|2.||Compare adduct (of certain muscles) to pull (a leg, arm, etc) away from the median axis of the body|
|[C19: from the past participle of Latin abdūcere to lead away]|
|the ability of an organism or part of an organism to react to stimuli; degree of susceptibility to stimulation|
|a pulsation of the heart, including one complete systole and diastole|
abduct ab·duct (āb-dŭkt')
v. ab·duct·ed, ab·duct·ing, ab·ducts
To draw away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part or limb.