Abduction[ab-dŭk′shŭn]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. Movement of a body part away from the median plane (of the body, in the case of limbs; of the hand or foot, in the case of digits).
2. Monocular rotation (duction) of the eye toward the temple.
3. A position resulting from such movement.

Synonyms
abductio

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