abductor

abductor

1 [ab-duhk-ter]
noun
a person who abducts.

Origin:
1840–50; abduct + -or2

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abductor

2 [ab-duhk-ter]
noun
any muscle that abducts (opposed to adductor ).

Origin:
1605–15; < Neo-Latin; see abduce, -tor

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abduct (æbˈdʌkt)
 
vb
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]
 
ab'ductor
 
n

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abductor ab·duc·tor (āb-dŭk'tər)
n.
A muscle that draws a body part, such as a finger, arm, or toe, away from the midline of the body or of an extremity.

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abductor   (āb-dŭk'tər)  Pronunciation Key 
A muscle that draws a limb or part of a limb away from the midline of the body. Compare adductor.
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