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dorsiflexion

[ dawr-suh-flek-shuhn ]
/ ˌdɔr səˈflɛk ʃən /
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noun Anatomy.
flexion toward the back.
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Origin of dorsiflexion

1815–25; dorsiflex to bend backward (dorsi- + flex1) + -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for dorsiflexion

dorsiflexion
/ (ˌdɔːsɪˈflɛkʃən) /

noun
med the bending back of a part, esp the hand or foot or their digits
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