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Difference between abduction and adduction movements.

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Difference between abduction and adduction are:

Characteristics

ABDUCTION

ADDUCTION

Definition

Movement of a limb or structure away from the middle of the body Movement of a limb or structure towards the middle of the body
Causes Abductor muscles Adductor muscles
Anatomical structure Short fibers Long fibers
Hand muscles Abductor pollicis brevis abductor pollicis longus, dorsal interossei. Fingers are spread apart. Adductor pollicis, palmar interossei. Fingers are moved together.
Arm muscles Deltoid, supraspinatus Latissimus dorsi, pectoralis major
Leg muscles Gluteus minimus, and gluteus medius. Thighs are spread. Adductor magnus, adductor longus, and adductor brevis. Thighs are moved together.
Foot muscles Abductor hallucis, and dorsal interossei. Toes are spread apart. Adductor hallucis ,and plantar interossei. Toes are moved together.

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