Definición de adductor en inglés:

adductor

Saltos de línea: ad|duct¦or
Pronunciación: /əˈdʌktə
 
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(also adductor muscle)

sustantivo

Anatomy
  • 1A muscle whose contraction moves a limb or other part of the body towards the midline of the body or towards another part. Compare with abductor.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The adductor muscle group is often a source of pain in these overuse syndromes.
    • Tenderness and a palpable mass were found at the adductor muscle insertion area.
    • Slide the blade into the oyster along the underside of the top shell, cutting the adductor muscle to release the oyster.
  • 1.1Any of a number of specific muscles in the hand, foot, or thigh: [followed by Latin genitive]: adductor hallucis
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Your upper hip muscles and adductors (inner thighs) get a challenging workout as well, from stabilizing your standing leg.
    • This also works the adductors (inner thigh, pulling muscle) and the abductors (outer thigh, pushing muscle).
    • As part of his strength regimen, he works his peroneal muscles (which run along the ankles) and his adductors (the muscles in your groin and inner thigh).

Origen

early 17th century: modern Latin, from Latin adduct- 'brought in', from the verb adducere (see adduce).

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