flexion

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(flek′shŏn)

[L. flexio, stem flexion-, a bend, bending]

1. The act of bending or state of being bent.
SEE: antecurvature; SEE: dorsiflexion; SEE: extension (2)
2. Decrease in the angle between the bones forming a joint.

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