Arm adduction

Last revised by Bahman Rasuli on 28 Mar 2021

Arm adduction represents movement of the arm towards the midline of the body in the coronal plane. Most individuals can manage 40° of isolated adduction. It is the opposite of arm abduction and contributes to the combined movement of shoulder circumduction.

It is produced by:

See also movements of the arm.

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