SYN: supraduction. [L. sursum, upward, + duco, pp. -ductus, to draw]

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sur·sum·duc·tion (sur″səm-dukґshən) supraduction.

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  • supraduction — The upward rotation of one eye. SYN: sursumduction. * * * su·pra·duc·tion (soo″prə dukґshən) [supra + L. duction] 1. the upward rotation of an eye around its horizontal axis. 2. the upward rotation of one eye independent of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • sursunducción — Eng. Sursumduction 1. Elevación de un eje visual sobre el otro. 2. Acción de llevar hacia arriba …   Diccionario de oftalmología

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