flexion

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muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calf; responsible for the plantar flexion of the foot gastrocnemius , gastrocnemius muscle
flexion of the toes when the sole of the foot is stroked firmly on the outer side from the heel to the front in persons over the age of 2 years; under 2 years the results should be extension of the toes (Babinski reflex) plantar reflex
complicated involuntary reaction to a sudden unexpected stimulus (especially a loud noise); involves flexion of most skeletal muscles and a variety of visceral reactions startle reaction , startle response
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