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f lek shuhn

  • n  the state of being flexed (as of a joint)
  • n  deviation from a straight or normal course
  • n  act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased

  • Most bones are broken when muscles are in flexion.
  • The natural apprehension lest some person alien to the experiment should enter the room and find me quite unclad disappearedjust as flexion was changed to extension, so the .
  • At one minute after the stimulus the left forefoot was again lifted gradually until it was held high in flexion.

  • Sue Bird in Seattle Times (blog)
    I'm sure anyone who has been in that situation can tell you, when it gets pushed in a direction it doesn't want to go, it can be painful,Bird said. "It doesn't seem like any damage has occurred. I don't have my extension or my flexion, and...
  • Saleem Altaf in Sify
    Being able to readily measure the cross-sectional area of the spinal canal accurately and quantify its changes on flexion and extension using FONAR's Dynamic™ Upright® MRI makes available another key dimension important to the surgical analysis... Raymond Damadian http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Vahan_Damadian&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEDLV4ehhJvkbFd4BAQSVfNWpzQfA Business Wire (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://home.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/index.jsp%3FndmViewId%3Dnews_view%26newsId%3D20071115005356%26newsLang%3Den&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEPser4frbgegrjtq9Sf3zDT5XgnA Nov 15, 2007 38185 49414 flexion The tests carried out on Shabbir's bowling action in England show that flexion of his bowling arm is above the International Cricket Council (ICC) tolerance level of 15 degrees," Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Director of Operations Saleem Altaf...

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