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abductor

[ab′dək·tər]
(physiology)
Any muscle that draws a part of the body or an extremity away from the body axis.
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Bear with you the authority of the Warlord of Barsoom, and of the Jeddak of Helium to offer every resource of the allied powers to assist Thuvan Dihn to recover his daughter and punish her abductors, whomsoever they may be.
It was such things, however, which helped to identify to Tarzan and to Taug the appearance of the abductor, and with his individual scent characteristic already indelibly impressed upon their memories, they were in a far better position to know him when they came upon him, even should he have disposed of Teeka before, than is a modern sleuth with his photographs and Bertillon measurements, equipped to recognize a fugitive from civilized justice.
Pushing back Natasha who looked at her with astonished but tearless eyes, she locked her in; and having given orders to the yard porter to admit the persons who would be coming that evening, but not to let them out again, and having told the footman to bring them up to her, she seated herself in the drawing room to await the abductors.
Here the trail of Dejah Thoris' abductors led along the mountains' base, across steep and rugged ravines, by the side of appalling precipices, and sometimes out into the valley, where we found fighting aplenty with the members of the various tribes that make up the population of this vale of hopelessness.
Already six of the creatures of Professor Maxon's experiments had given up their lives in the service of his daughter, and the remaining six were pushing forward through the inky blackness of the jungle night into the untracked heart of savage Borneo to rescue her from her abductors though they sacrificed their own lives in the endeavor.
At length, he one day received a letter, stating that the abductors of his son now offered to restore him, or at least to give notice where he might be found, on condition of receiving a large sum of money, by way of ransom.
Consequently, a team of Aabpara police was set up which carried out an investigation and traced the abductor.
Consequently, under the guidance of DIG Operations Waqar Ud Din Syed and supervision of SP City Sayed Aziz , a team of Aabpara police was constituted which carried out investigation of the case and was able to trace the abductor.
Rawalpindi -- The Police on Friday claimed to have recovered a 45-year-old woman who was kidnapped for ransom from Chaklala Scheme-III and arrested an alleged abductor. The police also recovered the amount paid as ransom for release of abducted woman.
KARACHI: A mob on Saturday captured an abductor who was trying to kidnap a minor girl from Shah Latif town area of the metropolis.
After failure to identify the woman through CCTV video, the abductor woman was arrested through geo-fencing.
Se sabe que gran parte de los ramos nerviosos que pueden ser afectados por compre sion, son principalmente los ramos terminales del nervio tibial (ramos calcaneos mediales) o los primeros ramos del nervio plantar lateral (variacion de origen de los ramos calcaneos mediales y ramo para el musculo abductor del dedo minimo) quienes se ven especialmente comprometidos en la region calcanea y parte posterior de la planta del pie.