|English Dictionary: Flexion||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for Flexion|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Flexion \Flex"ion\, n. [L. flexio: cf. F. flexion.]|
1. The act of flexing or bending; a turning.
2. A bending; a part bent; a fold. --Bacon.
3. (Gram.) Syntactical change of form of words, as by
declension or conjugation; inflection.
Express the syntactical relations by flexion. --Sir
4. (Physiol.) The bending of a limb or joint; that motion of
a joint which gives the distal member a continually
decreasing angle with the axis of the proximal part; --
distinguished from extension.