Arm adduction

Arm adduction represents movement of the arm towards from 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.

Anatomy: Upper limb

Anatomy: Upper limb

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rID: 67230
Section: Anatomy
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