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Abductor Definition

Other Abductor Definition

[n] a muscle that draws a part away from the median line
[n] someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)

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\Ab*duc"tor\, n. [NL.]
1. One who abducts.
2. (Anat.) A muscle which serves to draw a part out, or form the median line of the body; as, the abductor oculi, which draws the eye outward.

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