adductor

Definitions of adductor
  1. noun
    a muscle that draws a body part toward the median line
    synonyms: adductor muscle
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    musculus adductor brevis
    the short adductor muscle of the thigh
    musculus adductor longus
    the long adductor muscle of the thigh
    great adductor muscle, musculus adductor magnus
    the muscle that adducts and extends the thigh
    musculus adductor hallucis
    the adductor muscle of the great toe
    type of:
    skeletal muscle, striated muscle
    a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
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