Adduction

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Anatomical planes in a human

Adduction is a movement. It brings a part of the anatomy closer to the sagittal plane of the body. It is the opposite of abduction.

Muscles of adduction[change | change source]

Upper limb[change | change source]

Lower limb[change | change source]

Other[change | change source]

Adduction in Scallops[change | change source]

Scallops have a central adductor muscle. It lets them open and close their shells. It is quite large and developed compared to other bivalves because they swim a lot.

References[change | change source]

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