adductor muscle great

musculus adductor magnus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • great adductor muscle — noun the muscle that adducts and extends the thigh • Syn: ↑musculus adductor magnus • Hypernyms: ↑adductor, ↑adductor muscle • Part Holonyms: ↑thigh …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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  • muscle — muscleless, adj. muscly, adj. /mus euhl/, n., v., muscled, muscling, adj. n. 1. a tissue composed of cells or fibers, the contraction of which produces movement in the body. 2. an organ, composed of muscle tissue, that contracts to produce a… …   Universalium

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • Adductor hallucis muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Adductor hallucis muscle Latin = musculus adductor hallucis GraySubject = 131 GrayPage = 493 Caption = Muscles of the sole of the foot. Third layer. (Oblique head visible at center, and transverse head visible at bottom.… …   Wikipedia

  • great head of triceps femoris muscle — musculus adductor magnus …   Medical dictionary

  • great head of adductor hallucis muscle — caput obliquum musculi adductoris hallucis …   Medical dictionary

  • musculus adductor magnus — noun the muscle that adducts and extends the thigh • Syn: ↑great adductor muscle • Hypernyms: ↑adductor, ↑adductor muscle • Part Holonyms: ↑thigh …   Useful english dictionary

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