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In anatomy and physiology, adduction is the moving of limbs towards the midline of the body.

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  • Anatomical terms of location#Relative directions

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Anatomical terms of motion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (830 words)
Adduction - A motion that pulls a structure or part towards the midline of the body, or towards the midline of a limb.
In the case of the fingers or toes, adduction is closing the digits together.
Adduction of the wrist is called ulnar deviation.
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