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Adduction

Adduction

(Science: anatomy, orthopaedics) movement of the limbs toward the medial plane of the body or toward the axial line of the limb.


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synovial joints - please help

... action of the named muscles on the named bones of the skeleton. The key terms you must use in your analysis are: Flexion / Extention; Abduction / Adduction; Rotation/circumduction; Dorsiflextion/plantarflexion; supination/pronation" I understand what the synovial joints are and their types ...

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by rickson
Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:42 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: synovial joints - please help
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Origins of the Adductor Hallucis

Both heads (oblique and transverse) permit the adduction of the big toe. Is this what you are looking for or something in more detail to answer your question? ERS

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by ERS
Fri Jul 07, 2006 5:13 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Origins of the Adductor Hallucis
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