Flexion

A bent, curved posture.

flexion

(flek´shәn) the act of bending or the condition of being bent. in obstetrics, the normal bending forward of the head of the fetus in the uterus or birth canal so that the chin rests on the chest, thereby presenting the smallest diameter of the vertex. plantar flexion ...
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flexion

(flek;shun) A movement that decreases the angle between parts of a joint.
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flexion

(from the article `parturition`) ...the back of the head is made to advance more rapidly than the brow with the result that the head becomes flexed (i.e., the neck is bent) until the ...
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flexion

(L. flexio) in gynaecology, a displacement of the uterus in which the organ is bent so far forward or backward that an acute angle forms between the fundus and the cervix.
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flexion

[n] - act of bending a joint
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Flexion

• (n.) A bending; a part bent; a fold. • (n.) 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. • (n.) Syntactical change of form of words, as by declension or conjugation; inflection. • (n.) The...
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flexion

<gynaecology> A displacement of the uterus in which the organ is bent so far forward or backward that an acute angle forms between the fundus and the cervix. ... Origin: L. Flexio ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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flexion

flexure noun act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased
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Flexion

Flex'ion noun [ Latin flexio : confer French 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. « Exp...
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flexion

a bend; a fold
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Flexion

Any movement resulting in a decrease of a joint angle.
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Flexion

Bending a joint, such as a hip or knee joint.
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Flexion

Bending a limb at a joint.
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Flexion

Bending in contrast to extending, as in leg flexion's.
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Flexion

Bending in contrast to extending, as in leg flexions.
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Flexion

Bending in contrast to extending, as in leg flexion.
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Flexion

Bending in contrast to extending, as in leg flexion.
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Flexion

Bending of a joint.
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Flexion

Characteristic of a supple and collected horse, there are two types of flexion 1 vertical or longitudinal, which is often mistakenly associated with "headset," when in reality it is an engagement of the entire body abdomen, hindquarters, back, neck, and head 2 lateral, which is side-to-side arcing or bending characteristic of circular work
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flexion

flection, flexion, flectional 1. Deviation from a straight or normal course. 2. The act of bending a joint or limb in the body by the action of flexors; the resulting condition of being bent. 3. A part that is bent. 4. The act of bending. 5. The state of being bent. 6. A bend; a bent part.
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Flexion

Flexion is the anatomical name for forward bending. When treating back pain, many spine specialists encourage exercises to strengthen the muscles that act to bring the spine into flexion. In the lower back, approximately 50% of flexion occurs at the hips, and 50% occurs at the lower spine. Motion is divided between the five motion segments in the l...
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Flexion

Flexion: The process of bending or the state of being bent. Flexion of the fingers results in a clenched fist.
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Flexion

Sagittal plane movement in which the anterior surfaces of two segments are brought closer to each other; opposite of extension; bending of a joint.
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Flexion

The act of bending (as opposed to extending) a joint
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