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dorsiflexion

[dawr-suh-flek-shuh n] /ˌdɔr səˈflɛk ʃən/
noun, Anatomy.
1.
flexion toward the back.
Origin of dorsiflexion
1815-1825
1815-25; dorsiflex to bend backward (dorsi- + flex1) + -ion
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dorsiflexion

/ˌdɔːsɪˈflɛkʃən/
noun
1.
(med) the bending back of a part, esp the hand or foot or their digits
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dorsiflexion in Medicine

dorsiflexion dor·si·flex·ion (dôr'sə-flěk'shən)
n.
The turning of the foot or the toes upward.

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