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Adductor muscle

Adductor muscle
(Science: anatomy) Any muscle that pulls inward toward the midline of the body. For example, the adductor muscles of the leg serve to pull the legs together. The opposite of adductor is abductor.
A muscle that draws a part toward the median line.


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