Meaning of “adductor” in the English Dictionary

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"adductor" in British English

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adductornoun [ C ]

uk /əˈdʌk.tər/ us /əˈdʌk.tɚ/ specialized

a muscle that moves a part of the body towards the middle of the body or towards another body part, often used to refer to the three large thigh muscles:

When you move your leg toward the midline of the body, you are using adductor muscles.

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