Adduction




Adduction is moving a limb toward the midline of the body. Adduction can occur at the wrists, shoulders, and hips. An example is bringing the arm to the side from an extended position at the shoulder. See also abduction.


adduction of arm, example of adduction

Adduction of Arm
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