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abduction

(ab-dŭk′shŏn)

[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, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732560/all/abduction.
Abduction. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732560/all/abduction. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Abduction. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732560/all/abduction
Abduction [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732560/all/abduction.
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