Hyperflexion



[flek-shuh n] /ˈflɛk ʃən/

noun
1.
Anatomy.

2.
Chiefly British. (defs 1–3).
/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
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).

hyperflexion hy·per·flex·ion (hī’pər-flěk’shən)
n.
Flexion of a limb or part beyond its normal range.
hy’per·flex’ v.

flexion flex·ion (flěk’shən)
n.

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