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Anatomical planes in a human

Abduction, in functional anatomy, is a movement which draws a limb away from the median (Sagittal) plane of the body. It is thus opposed to adduction.

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Muscles of abduction

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Upper limb

The coming together of two bones attached by a joint laterally

Lower limb

Other

References

  1. ^ Shoulder Articulations
  2. ^ Anatomy at Dartmouth shoulder/surface/ghsurface1
  3. ^ Wrist Articulations
  4. ^ Finger Articulations
  5. ^ Thumb Articulations
  6. ^ Hip Articulations
  7. ^ Foot Articulations

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