adduction

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin adductio, adductionis, from 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.
    • I. Taylor
      an adduction of facts gathered from various quarters
  2. (physiology) The action by which the parts of the body are drawn towards its axis; -- opposed to abduction.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin adductio, adductionem.

Noun[edit]

adduction f (plural adductions)

  1. adduction (all senses)