The flexor muscles on account of the position in sitting and because of a lack of expansive activity, often become too short.
The first flexor is nam'd Sublimis, and the other Profundus.
When we crave something, when there are active ideas of desire, there usually are movements of our flexor muscles.
In other cases the flexor muscles of the fore limbs are contracted so that the latter are strongly bent at the knee.
Dorsal flexion is checked by the flexor tendons and dorsal ligaments.
In some instances nails may puncture the flexor tendons, the coffin bone, or enter the coffin joint.
The flexor tendons are sometimes destroyed, the toe being dorsiflexed by the unopposed extensors.
Abnormal emotions, such as anger, affect the flexor muscles of the body more.
Now carefully dissect the tendons of the tibialis posticus and flexor communis digitorum from behind the internal malleolus.
Profound incision in the region of the flexor digitorum sublimis accompanied by a notable effusion of blood.
flexor flex·or (flěk'sər)
A muscle that when contracted acts to bend a joint or limb in the body.
A muscle that bends or flexes a joint. Compare extensor.