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Abduction means moving away as opposed adduction in joint movement.

Shoulder Abduction
Shoulder Abduction
  • Moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body;

Other uses

  • The criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member;
  • If a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife

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