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Abductor Digiti Minimi Manus – Pronunciation

ab-DUK-ter DIJ-ih-tye MIN-ee-mye

  • abductor ab-DUK-ter puller-away [muscle]
    Latin ab=away from, ducere= to bring, to lead, to guide
    Related English words Elvis was abducted by aliens
  • digiti DIJ-ih-tye of the finger/toe, pertaining to the finger/toe
    Latin digitus = pointer, finger
    Related English words: digital pressure = finger pressure
  • minimi MIN-ee-mye small (genitive case from minimus, literally “of small”)
    Latin minimus (3) = small
    English uses minimum, minimal
  • manus MAY-nus hand
    Latin manus/manus = hand
    Related English words manual, manufacture

Abductor Digiti Minimi Manus – AKA

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