adductor pollicis muscle


adductor pollicis muscle
musculus adductor pollicis.

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  • adductor muscle — ▪ anatomy       any of the muscles that draw a part of the body toward its median line or toward the axis of an extremity (compare abductor muscle), particularly three powerful muscles of the human thigh adductor longus, adductor brevis, and… …   Universalium

  • adductor muscle of thumb — musculus adductor pollicis …   Medical dictionary