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This term is also used when one speaks about the operation of the muscle in anatomy or musculature.
 
This term is also used when one speaks about the operation of the muscle in anatomy or musculature.
 
the lateral (sideways) separation of two bones attached by a joint
 
the lateral (sideways) separation of two bones attached by a joint
 
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==Muscles of adduction==
 
==Muscles of adduction==
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** [[Pectoralis major]]
 
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** [[Infraspinatus]]
 
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** [[Latissimus dorsi]]
 
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[[sk:Addukcia]]
 
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Revision as of 17:35, 31 October 2007

Anatomical planes in a human

Adduction is a movement which brings a limb - arm or leg - closer to the sagittal plane of the body. It is opposed to abduction.

This term is also used when one speaks about the operation of the muscle in anatomy or musculature. the lateral (sideways) separation of two bones attached by a joint

Muscles of adduction

Upper limb

Lower limb

Other

References

External links

ca:Adducció (anatomia) de:Adduktion it:Adduzione (fisiologia) nl:Adductie sk:Addukcia


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