hyperextension

hyperextension

[hahy-per-ik-sten-shuhn]
noun
the extension of a part of the body beyond normal limits.

Origin:
1880–85; hyper- + extension

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hyperextension (ˌhaɪpərɪkˈstɛnʃən)
 
n
extension of an arm or leg beyond its normal limits

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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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