Meaning of ABDUCTOR in English

ABDUCTOR

/ æbˈdʌktə(r); NAmE / noun

1.

a person who abducts sb

2.

(also abˈductor muscle ) ( anatomy ) a muscle that moves a body part away from the middle of the body or from another part

—compare adductor

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WORD ORIGIN

early 17th cent. (as a term in anatomy): modern Latin from Latin abduct- led away, from the verb abducere , from ab- away, from + ducere to lead.

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