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hyperextension

[hahy-per-ik-sten-shuh n] /ˌhaɪ pər ɪkˈstɛn ʃən/
noun
1.
the extension of a part of the body beyond normal limits.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; hyper- + extension
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperextension

hyperextension

/ˌhaɪpərɪkˈstɛnʃən/
noun
1.
extension of an arm or leg beyond its normal limits
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hyperextension in Medicine

hyperextension hy·per·ex·ten·sion (hī'pər-ĭk-stěn'shən)
n.
Extension of a joint beyond its normal range of motion.


hy'per·ex·tend' (-ĭk-stěnd') v.
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