[flek-shuh n] /ˈflɛk ʃən/
Chiefly British. (defs 1–3).
the act of bending a joint or limb
the condition of the joint or limb so bent
a variant spelling of flection
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)
Flexion of a limb or part beyond its normal range.
flexion flex·ion (flěk’shən)
[hahy-per-foh-kuh l, hahy-] /ˈhaɪ pərˈfoʊ kəl, ˌhaɪ-/ noun, Photography. 1. the distance, at a given f number, between a camera lens and the nearest point (hyperfocal point) having satisfactory definition when focused at infinity. /ˌhaɪpəˈfəʊkəl/ noun 1. the distance from a camera lens to the point beyond which all objects appear sharp and clearly defined
[hahy-per-fawrm] /ˈhaɪ pərˌfɔrm/ noun, Linguistics. 1. a pronunciation or grammatical or usage produced by hypercorrection.
[hahy-per-fuhngk-shuh n] /ˌhaɪ pərˈfʌŋk ʃən/ noun, Pathology. 1. abnormally increased , especially of glands or other organs.
[fuhngk-shuh-nl] /ˈfʌŋk ʃə nl/ adjective 1. of or relating to a or : functional difficulties in the administration. 2. capable of operating or : When will the ventilating system be functional again? 3. having or serving a utilitarian purpose; capable of serving the purpose for which it was designed: functional architecture; a chair that is […]
- Hyperfunctional occlusion
hyperfunctional occlusion hy·per·func·tion·al occlusion (hī’pər-fŭngk’shə-nəl) n. Occlusal stress of a tooth or the teeth exceeding normal physiological demands.