Definition of Flexion. Meaning of Flexion. Synonyms of Flexion

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Definition of Flexion

Flexion
Flexion Flex"ion, n. [L. flexio: cf. F. flexion.] 1. The act of flexing or bending; a turning. 2. A bending; a part bent; a fold. --Bacon. 3. (Gram.) Syntactical change of form of words, as by declension or conjugation; inflection. Express the syntactical relations by flexion. --Sir W. Hamilton. 4. (Physiol.) The bending of a limb or joint; that motion of a joint which gives the distal member a continually decreasing angle with the axis of the proximal part; -- distinguished from extension.

Meaning of Flexion from wikipedia

- examples of flexion. When sitting down, the knees are flexed. When a joint can move forward and backward, such as the neck and trunk, flexion is movement...
- elbow joint flexes when you bring your hand closer to the shoulder. Flexion is typically instigated by muscle contraction. A muscle that flexes a joint is...
- Flexing may refer to: Flexion, the bending of a joint Flexing (dance), a street dance that originated in Brooklyn, New York Muscle contraction, activation...
- products include Flex Seal, Flex Shot, Flex Tape, Flex Glue, Flex Mini, and Flex Paste. Consumer Reports tested its primary product, Flex Seal, in 2012....
- describing motion in general include: Flexion and extension, which refer to a movement that decreases (flexion) or increases (extension) the angle between...
- A flexion teardrop fracture is a fracture of the anteroinferior aspect of a cervical vertebral body due to flexion of the spine along with vertical axial...
- RSRE in the 1980s FlexOS, an operating system developed by Digital Research Bending, also known as flexure, as used in mechanics Flexion, in anatomy, a position...
- Williams flexion exercises (WFE) — also called Williams lumbar flexion exercises — are a set or system of related physical exercises intended to enhance...
- wrist, flexor carpi radialis is the most lateral (closest to the thumb) tendon visible when the wrist is brought into flexion. Like most of the flexors of...
- upper joints of the leg flex, while avoiding flexion of the fetlock joint or significant pressure on the flexor tendons. A flexion test that produces lameness...
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