|1.||Compare abduct (of a muscle) to draw or pull (a leg, arm, etc) towards the median axis of the body|
|2.||chem a compound formed by direct combination of two or more different compounds or elements|
|[C19: from Latin addūcere; see |
|the change in a muscle by which it becomes thickened and shortened|
|a muscle that acts in opposition to another|
adduct ad·duct (ə-dŭkt', ā-dŭkt')
v. ad·duct·ed, ad·duct·ing, ad·ducts
To draw inward toward the median axis of the body or toward an adjacent part or limb.