adducent

adducent

[uh-doo-suhnt, uh-dyoo-]
adjective Physiology.
drawing toward, as by the action of a muscle; adducting.

Origin:
1685–95; < Latin addūcent- (stem of addūcēns), present participle of addūcere. See adduce, -ent

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adduce (əˈdjuːs)
 
vb
(tr) to cite (reasons, examples, etc) as evidence or proof
 
[C15: from Latin addūcere to lead or bring to]
 
ad'ducent
 
adj
 
ad'ducible
 
adj
 
ad'duceable
 
adj
 
adduction
 
n

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