Flexure meaning

flĕk'shər
A curve, turn, or fold, such as a bend in a tubular organ.

A flexure of the colon.

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The act or an instance of bending or flexing; flexion.
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A bending, curving, or flexing, as of a heavy object under its own weight.
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A bend, curve, or fold.
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A curve, turn, or fold, such as a bend in a tubular organ.

A flexure of the colon.

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The act or an instance of bending or flexing; flexion.
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The act of bending or flexing; flexion.
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A turn; a bend; a fold; a curve.
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(anatomy) A curve or bend in a tubular organ.
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(zoology) The last joint, or bend, of the wing of a bird.
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(astronomy) The small distortion of an astronomical instrument caused by the weight of its parts; the amount to be added or subtracted from the observed readings of the instrument to correct them for this distortion.
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Origin of flexure

  • Latin flexura.
    From Wiktionary