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1) abduct. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Physiology To draw away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part or limb. Latin abdcere, abduct- : ab-, away; see ab-1 + dcere, to lead; see deuk- in...

2) abductor. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. One, such as a kidnapper, who abducts. 2. Anatomy A muscle that draws a body part, such as a finger, arm, or toe, away from the midline of the body or of an extremity....

3) IV. Myology. 8b. The Muscles and FasciŠ of the Thigh. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...the leg upon the thigh, and, continuing to act, flexes the thigh upon the pelvis; it next abducts and rotates the thigh outward. When the knee is bent, the Sartorius...

4) IV. Myology. 8e. The Muscles and FasciŠ of the Foot. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...the first phalanx and extending the second and third phalanges. The Abductor hallucis abducts the great toe from the second, and also flexes its proximal phalanx....

5) IV. Myology. 7e. The Muscles and FasciŠ of the Forearm. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...hand into the supine position. The Extensor carpi radialis longus extends the wrist and abducts the hand. It may also assist in bending the elbow-joint; at all events...

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