Flexion



[flek-shuh n] /ˈflɛk ʃən/

noun
1.
Anatomy.

2.
Chiefly British. (defs 1–3).
[flek-shuh n] /ˈflɛk ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of bending.
2.
the state of being bent.
3.
a bend; bent part.
4.
Anatomy. .
5.
Grammar. (def 2).
/ˈflɛkʃən/
noun
1.
the act of bending a joint or limb
2.
the condition of the joint or limb so bent
3.
a variant spelling of flection
/ˈflɛkʃən/
noun
1.
the act of bending or the state of being bent
2.
something bent; bend
3.
(grammar) a less common word for inflection
n.

c.1600, from Latin flexionem (nominative flexio) “a bending, swaying; bend, turn, curve,” noun of action from past participle stem of flectere “to bend” (see flexible).

flexion flex·ion (flěk’shən)
n.

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