adduction n : (physiology) moving of a body part toward the central axis of the body
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 in reference to the operation of the muscle in anatomy or musculature.
Muscles of adduction
adduction in Catalan: Adducció (anatomia)
adduction in German: Adduktion
adduction in Spanish: Aducción
adduction in French: Adduction
adduction in Italian: Adduzione (fisiologia)
adduction in Dutch: Adductie
adduction in Slovak: Addukcia