Meaning of adductory in English:

adductory

Pronunciation /əˈdʌkt(ə)ri/

adjective

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

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 century in sense ‘drawing out, causing to blister’).