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English definition of “adduction”

adduction

noun [U] uk   /ædˈdʌk.ʃən/ us    /əˈdʌk.ʃən/ specialized
the movement of a part of the body towards the middle of the body or towards another body part: An abduction pillow is used to prevent adduction of the hip.
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