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

- of flexion. When a person is sitting down, the knees are flexed. When a joint can move forward and backward, such as the neck and trunk, flexion is movement...
- A flexor is a muscle that flexes a joint. In anatomy, flexion (from the Latin verb flectere, to bend) is a joint movement that decreases the angle between...
- Williams flexion exercises (WFE) — also called Williams lumbar flexion exercises — are a set or system of related physical exercises intended to enhance...
- describing motion in general include: Flexion and extension, which refer to a movement that decreases (flexion) or increases (extension) the angle between...
- Flexion, in anatomy, a position made possible by the joint angle decreasing Femtosecond Lenticule EXtraction, a form of refractive eye surgery Flex circuit...
- Flexing may refer to: Flexion, the bending of a joint Flexing (dance), a street dance that originated in Brooklyn, New York Muscle contraction, activation...
- Kenneth "Flex" Wheeler (born August 23, 1965) is an American IFBB professional bodybuilder. He won the Arnold Cl****ic a then-record four times and was...
- 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...
- ventouse is applied on the flexion point, the fetal head will remain flexed under traction, hence the name flexion point. The flexion point is located on the...
- from AstraZeneca, for osteoarthritis. As of March 2017 Flexion had terminated development. Flexion had also terminated development of FX005, a P38 mitogen-activated...
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