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  • verb adduct (of a muscle) to draw or pull (a leg, arm, etc) towards the median axis of the body 3
  • noun adduct a compound formed by direct combination of two or more different compounds or elements 3
  • verb transitive adduct to pull (a part of the body) toward the median axis 3
  • noun adduct (of a muscle) move (a limb or other part of the body) toward the midline of the body or toward another part. 1
  • verb with object adduct Physiology. to move or draw toward the axis of the body or one of its parts (opposed to abduct). 1
  • noun adduct Also called addition compound. Chemistry. a combination of two or more independently stable compounds by means of van der Waals' forces, coordinate bonds, or covalent bonds. Compare clathrate (def 2), inclusion complex. 1
  • noun adduct (chemistry) The product of an addition reaction. 0
  • verb adduct (Transitive Verb) (physiology) To draw towards a center or a middle line. 0
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