Abducent definition

abdo͝osənt, əbdo͝osənt abdyo͝osənt, əbdyo͝osənt; əbdo͝osənt
(physiol.) That abducts.
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Drawing away from the median axis of the body, as a muscle; abducting. [Late 17th century.]
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That which abducts; an abducens.
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Noun

Singular:
abducent
Plural:
abducents

Origin of abducent

  • From Latin abducō (“to lead away”)

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