adductor

[uh-duhk-ter]
noun
any muscle that adducts (opposed to abductor ).

Origin:
1740–50; < Neo-Latin, Late Latin: conductor. See adduce, -tor

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adductor (əˈdʌktə)
 
n
a muscle that adducts

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adductor ad·duc·tor (ə-dŭk'tər)
n.
A muscle that draws a body part, such as a finger, an arm, or a toe, inward toward the median axis of the body or of an extremity.

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adductor   (ə-dŭk'tər)  Pronunciation Key 
A muscle that draws a limb or part of a limb toward the midline of the body. Compare abductor.
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They have extremely strong adductor muscles to close their shells when threatened.
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