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adduction

[ə′dək·shən]
(physiology)
Movement of one part of the body toward another or toward the median axis of the body.
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The measurement of the horizontal adduction was carried out with the patient lying on the side opposite to the shoulder being tested, with the superior limb being completely relaxed, dangling out of the table, so that the maximum horizontal adduction was obtained.
that show significant improvement toward adduction in the prosthetic limb.
Shakoor and colleagues from Rush Medical College, Chicago, showed that in subjects with knee OA, walking barefoot significantly decreases peak external knee adduction compared with walking in standard walking shoes (Arthritis Rheum.
She had pain on palpation of her right SCJ and coracoid process; the pain was aggravated by shoulder movements, especially horizontal adduction with internal rotation (i.
Whereas, the phenylarylazide substituent on the 2beta position of the tropane ring traversed into the external binding pocket interacting with the F319 residue on TM6 through [pi]-[pi] interactions supporting the recent cross-linking data demonstrating adduction of aryl azido group to F320 in hDAT (F319 in rDAT).
There has been no claim of responsibility for the adduction so far.
The external knee adduction moment during gait has been linked with the development and progression of medial knee osteoarthritis (OA) (Lynn et al.
They were then oriented at 15 [degrees] of adduction (approximate coronal position of hip at normal heel strike) and loaded to 1400 N.
The specified DOFs were right and left ankle dorsiflexion, right and left knee flexion, one hip adduction angle, and one hip flexion angle.
No differences were detected in hip adduction or internal rotation angles or knee valgus during stair descent.