Definition of adductory in English:

adductory

adjective

Physiology Anatomy
  • Of, relating to, or causing adduction of a part of the body.

Origin

Late 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin addūct-, past participial stem of addūcere + -ory, perhaps after post-classical Latin adductorius (1686 or earlier in this sense (rare); 6th cent. in sense ‘drawing out, causing to blister’).

Pronunciation:

adductory

/əˈdʌkt(ə)ri/