Meaning of “adduction” in the English Dictionary

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"adduction" in British English

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adductionnoun [ U ]

uk /əˈdʌk.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.

(Definition of “adduction” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)