dorsiflexion

dorsiflexion

[dawr-suh-flek-shuhn]
noun Anatomy.
flexion toward the back.

Origin:
1815–25; dorsiflex to bend backward (dorsi- + flex) + -ion

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dorsiflexion (ˌdɔːsɪˈflɛkʃən)
 
n
med the bending back of a part, esp the hand or foot or their digits

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dorsiflexion dor·si·flex·ion (dôr'sə-flěk'shən)
n.
The turning of the foot or the toes upward.

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