Examples from the Web for flexor
The flexor and extensor tendons and the sesamoid bones are displaced laterally.
In the recent state it is covered with fibro-cartilage for the passage of the flexor perforans.Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
When we crave something, when there are active ideas of desire, there usually are movements of our flexor muscles.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
Other occasional complications are nephritis, hepatitis, inflammation of the flexor tendons and rupture of them, and abscesses.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
When distended, two spheroidal masses bulge laterally and anterior to the flexor tendons in a characteristic manner.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
British Dictionary definitions for flexor
Word Origin for flexor
Word Origin and History for flexor
1610s, Modern Latin, short for musculus flexor "a bending muscle," agent noun from past participle stem of Latin flectere "to bend" (see flexible).