[L. abducere, to lead away]
1. Movement of a limb away from the median plane of the body.
2. Movement of a digit away from the median plane of the limb.
3. Movement of an eye away from the nose.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Abduction." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732560/all/abduction.
Abduction. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732560/all/abduction. Accessed June 10, 2023.
Abduction. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732560/all/abduction
Abduction [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 10]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732560/all/abduction.
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