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Definition: 'Flexion'

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flexion

Type: Term

Pronunciation: flek′shŭn

Definitions:
1. The act of flexing or bending, bending of a joint to approximate the parts it connects; bending of the spine so that the concavity of the curve looks forward.
2. The condition of being flexed or bent.



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