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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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Associated overelevation in adduction with V pattern prevented a better horizontal alignment and binocular vision at the level of small angle deviation.
Figure 2 shows waveforms and spectra for an alternative strategy, lightening the adduction and raising the first formant frequency with the vowel /a/.
The most useful "live" fluoroscopic view according to the majority of survey participants is the obturator oblique while testing the hip in flexion, adduction, and internal rotation with axial load applied to the femur.
All participants had peak knee moments in the frontal plane that were external adduction moments (Figure 1) and a lateral to medially directed shear force.
Assessment of ROM Shoulder ROM Patient Fulcrum Position Flexion Supine Greater tuberosity Abduction Supine Coracoid process Adduction Supine Coracoid process External rotation Supine Olecranon process Internal rotation Supine Olecranon process Extension Prone Greater tuberosity Shoulder ROM Starting Position of the Limb Flexion Arm by the side of the body Abduction Arm by the side of the body Adduction Arm by the side of the body External rotation Shoulder in 90[degrees] abduction and elbow in 90[degrees] flexion Internal rotation Shoulder in 90[degrees] abduction and elbow in 90[degrees] flexion Extension Arm by the side of the body Table 2.
There is a significant difference in distances measured from the coracoid process to the brachial plexus in adduction and abduction between patients <10 kg and those 11-20 kg.
Every individual underwent four tests: abduction, internal and external rotation, and horizontal adduction.
Seated in the same booth, the experimenter then administered an adduction test with the following verbal instructions: "Please calculate the following addition problems.
Assessment of the deformities and comparison of total foot length and fore-foot adduction angle was done from them.
Peak measures of the following joints were identified during the initial 10% and final 10% of stance: extension of the hip and knee; plantar flexion of the ankle, midfoot, and MPJ; inversion and adduction of the ankle; and eversion and adduction of the midfoot.
sup][6] In order to facilitate the closure of the posterior glottis, arytenoids adduction (AA) procedure was proposed to increase the effect of ML and also modified with traction AA procedure by Sonoda et al .