Duction Duc"tion, n. [L. ductio, fr. ducere to lead.] Guidance. [Obs.] --Feltham. [1913 Webster]

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  • duction — [dyksjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. XXe; du lat. ductum, p. p. de ducere « conduire ». ❖ ♦ Physiol. Mouvement effectué par un seul œil. || Les mouvements de duction comprennent : l abduction, l adduction, la supraduction, l infraduction et la cycloduction …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Duction — A duction is an eye movement involving only one eye[1]. There are generally six possible movements depending upon the eye s axis of rotation: Abduction refers to the outward movement of an eye. Adduction refers to the inward movement of an eye… …   Wikipedia

  • duction — noun An eye movement involving only one eye …   Wiktionary

  • duction — 1. The act of leading, bringing, conducting. 2. In ophthalmology, ocular rotations with reference to one eye; usually additionally designating direction of movement of the eye; e.g., rotation toward the nose, adduction; toward the temple,… …   Medical dictionary

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  • sex-duction — The transfer of genes from one bacterium to another by the process of conjugation. May involve one bacterium with an F plasmid, in which case the process is called F duction …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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  • F-duction — F duc·tion (ef dukґshən) in bacterial genetics, the process whereby part of the bacterial chromosome is attached to the autonomous F factor (fertility factor) and thus is transferred with high frequency from the donor (male) bacterium to the …   Medical dictionary

  • inˈduction ˌcourse — noun [C] a period of training that introduces people into an organization or institution …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • proˈduction ˌline — noun [C] a system for making products in a factory. Each worker or machine does a single job as the product moves past them Syn: assembly line …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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