adduction

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin adducō (I bring to myself), from ad + ducō (I lead). Compare French adduction. See adduce.

Noun[edit]

adduction (plural adductions)

  1. The act of adducing or bringing forward.
    • An adduction of facts gathered from various quarters. I. Taylor.
  2. (physiology) The action by which the parts of the body are drawn towards its axis; -- opposed to abduction.

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