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Anatomical planes in a human

Adduction is a movement which brings a limb - arm or leg - closer to the body in the sagittal plane. It is opposed to abduction.

This term is also used when one speaks about the operation of the muscle in anatomy or musculature.

Muscles of adduction[edit | edit source]

Upper limb[edit | edit source]

Lower limb[edit | edit source]

Other[edit | edit source]

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