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flexura in Medicine

flexura flex·u·ra (flěk-sur'ə, -shur'ə)
n. pl. flex·u·rae (flěk-sur'ē, -shur'ē)
A bend; a flexure.

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  • In fracture of the ribs (flexura costi) Gilbert recommends a somewhat novel plan for the replacement of the displaced bone.

    Gilbertus Anglicus

    Henry Ebenezer Handerson

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