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Definition of Flexion

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act of bending; curvature; curve, bend; bent state; bent state of a limb or joint; inflection (Grammar)
Flexion Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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flexion
\flex"ion\ (?), n. [l. flexio: cf. f. flexion.]
1. the act of flexing or bending; a turning.
2. a bending; a part bent; a fold.
3. (gram.) syntactical change of form of words, as by declension or conjugation; inflection. express the syntactical relations by flexion. w. hamilton.
4. (physiol.) 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.
flexion
n : act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased [ant: extension]

JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Crymaint = n. a flexion
Troad = n. a turning; a flexion
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. the state of being flexed (as of a joint)
(synonym) flexure, flection
(hypernym) physiological state, physiological condition
2. deviation from a straight or normal course
(synonym) inflection, flection
(hypernym) deviation, divergence, departure, difference
3. act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased
(synonym) flexure
(antonym) extension
(hypernym) bending
(hyponym) flex
Flexion Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Flexion Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary of Medicine (Shahram)
The process of bending or the state of being bent. Flexion of the fingers results in a clenched fist.