Flexor meaning

flĕksər
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A muscle that when contracted acts to bend a joint or limb in the body.
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A muscle that bends a limb or other part of the body.
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A muscle that when contracted acts to bend a joint or limb in the body.
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A muscle that bends or flexes a joint.
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(anatomy) A muscle whose contraction acts to bend a joint or limb.
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Origin of flexor

  • New Latin from Latin flexus past participle of flectere to bend

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From New Latin flexor, agent noun of flectō (“I bend”)

    From Wiktionary