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subduct

[suh b-duhkt] /səbˈdʌkt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to take away; subtract.
2.
to withdraw; remove.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; < Latin subductus, past participle of subdūcere to draw up, withdraw (sub- sub- + dūcere to lead), equivalent to subduc- past participle stem + -tus past participle suffix
Related forms
unsubducted, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for subducting

subduct

/səbˈdʌkt/
verb (transitive)
1.
(physiol) to draw or turn (the eye, etc) downwards
2.
(rare) to take away; deduct
Word Origin
C17: from Latin subdūcere, from sub- + dūcere to lead, bring
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subducting in Medicine

subduct sub·duct (səb-dŭkt')
v. sub·duct·ed, sub·duct·ing, sub·ducts
To pull or draw downward.

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