Abduction

Move away from an imaginary midline that separates the left and right sides of the body

abduction

[n] - the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member 2. [n] - (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body
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Abduction

Movement of a limb away from middle of body, such as bringing arms to shoulder height from hanging down position.
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Abduction

Movement of a part away from the midline, e.g. abduction at the shoulder moves the arm away from the trunk and out to the side. At the thumb, it describes movement of the digit forward from the anatomical position, away from the palm. This is because, in evolutionary terms, the thumb of the primitive hand lies in the same plane as the fingers and a...
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abduction

In English law, the taking away by force, fraud, or persuasion of a woman or a child against her own will, or against the will of her parents or guardians. Women and girls There are four offences of...
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abduction

In philosophy and logic, a form of probable inference, reaching a probable conclusion on the basis of available evidence. Aristotle uses the term to refer to a weak syllogism that fails to carry...
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Abduction

Moving a limb outwards from the trunk.
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Abduction

Abduction: In medicine, the movement of a limb away from the midline of the body. Abduction of both legs spreads the legs. The opposite of abduction is adduction. Adduction of the legs brings them together. From the Latin 'ab-' meaning 'away from' + 'ducere' meaning 'to draw or lead' = 'to draw away from.'
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Abduction

Movement of a limb away from middle of body, such as bringing arms to shoulder height from hanging down position.
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Abduction

Ab·duc'tion noun [ Latin abductio : confer French abduction .] 1. The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away. Roget. 2. (Physiol.) The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body. 3.
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abduction

<anatomy, neurology> Movement of the limbs toward the lateral plane or away from the body. ... (11 Mar 1998) ...
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abduction

noun 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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abduction

(ab-duk´shәn) the act of abducting; the state of being abducted. Abduction of the fingers.
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Abduction

• (n.) The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away. • (n.) The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body. • (n.) The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress. • (n.) A syllogis...
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abduction

(from the article `Peirce, Charles Sanders`) ...deductive, or mathematical, logic, Peirce was a student primarily of `the logic of science`—i.e., of induction and of what he referred to as ...
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abduction

in law, the carrying away of any female for purposes of concubinage or prostitution. The taking of a girl under a designated age for purposes of ... [1 related articles]
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abduction

abduction 1. A leading away. 2. The act of illegally carrying off or leading away anyone, such as a wife, child, ward, voter. Applied to any leading away of a minor under the age of sixteen, without the consent of the parent or guardian; and the forcible carrying off of any one above that age.
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abduction

The withdrawal of a part from the axis of the body
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Abduction

The act of drawing away from the midline; opposite of adduction.
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abduction

Type: Term Pronunciation: ab-dŭk′shŭn Definitions: 1. Movement of a body part away from the median plane (of the body, in the case of limbs; of the hand or foot, in the case of digits). 2. Monocular rotation (duction) of the eye toward the temple. 3. A position resulting from such movement. Synonyms: abductio
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abduction

The movement of a body part away from the axis or midline of the body. Also, the movement of a digit away from the axis of the limb. Muscles that carry out abduction are called abductors and are largely found in the limbs and neck. The opposite movement is called adduction.
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Abduction

(Gr. apagoge) In Aristotle's logic a syllogism whose major premiss is certain but whose minor premiss is only probable. -- G.R.M. In Peirce: type of inference yielding an explanatory hypothesis (q.v.), rather than a result of deductive application of a 'rule' to a 'case' or establishment of a rule by induction.
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Abduction

n. the carrying away of any person by luring, by force or by fraud. This is a misdemeanor punishable by indictment. A near synonym in criminal law is kidnapping but it is restrictive in its meaning as it refers to abduction by force or the threat of force.
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Abduction

In logic abduction is a syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.
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Abduction

In physiology, abduction is the movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.
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