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dorsiflexor

[ dawr-suh-flek-ser ]
/ ˈdɔr səˌflɛk sər /
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noun Anatomy.
a muscle causing dorsiflexion.
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Origin of dorsiflexor

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How to use dorsiflexor in a sentence

  • Maybe people who develop runner’s knee have, say, slightly weaker hips, and people who develop shin splints have slightly weaker ankle dorsiflexors, and people who develop plantar fasciitis have slightly tighter calves, and so on.

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