- the act of bending a limb.
- the position that a limb assumes when it is bent.
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And to this they gave the body to be a vehicle, and the members to be instruments, having the power of flexion and extension.Timaeus|Plato
From this mother dialect our English differs less in respect of etymology, than of syntax, idiom, and flexion.
Pure steel in utmost flexion breaks into pieces without warning; so with this man now.The Prince of India, Volume II|Lew. Wallace
Dorsal flexion is checked by the flexor tendons and dorsal ligaments.
This is brought about by flexion of the elbow and carpal joints.