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adductor

[ə′dək·tər]
(anatomy)
Any muscle that draws a part of the body toward the median axis.
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5 cm below the midpoint of the line drawn between the femoral artery and the inner margin of the adductor longus muscle.
Finally, a Syngo system (Siemens, Berlin and Munich, Germany) measured the NEP of the adductor magnus muscle as an example.
The main theoretical advantage of blocking the F NB at the level of the adductor canal compared with the more proximal block at the level of the inguinal ligament is sparing of the motor function of the anterior thigh muscles (4, 5).
Obturator jerk (adductor reflex) due to contraction of adductor muscles, poses a major hurdle in safe and successful completion of TURBT under spinal anesthesia.
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Patient had spasticity in the hip extensor and adductor muscles (grade 4), hip flexor muscles (grade 3) and knee extensor muscles (grade 3) according to modified Ashworth scale (mASH).
According to reports in Belgium, Denayer will be missing for between two to four weeks after tearing an adductor muscle playing for Belgium's under-21 side on Friday night.
The 25-year-old Italian tore an adductor muscle while taking a free-kick during Saturday's 1-1 Premier League draw at Southampton, his first appearance since the opening day of the campaign.
It's an adductor muscle injury and it's come off the bone.
He has been diagnosed with a haematoma but also a partial disconnection of nerve fibres in the adductor longus muscle.
British teenager Morgan Lake withdrew from the competition with an adductor injury, after sitting 29th overall following the opening day.
The adductor type (AdSD) pulls the vocal folds together causing voice breaks in words and a strained or strangled voice quality.