flexion

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Synonyms for flexion

the state of being flexed (as of a joint)

deviation from a straight or normal course

act of bending a joint

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However, the flexion reflex was found to change considerably with time, leading to poor performance at the hip joint.
The FES system consists of six channels acting on the gluteus medius for balance; the quadriceps for hip flexion and knee extension; and the peroneal nerve to generate the flexion reflex, allowing knee, hip, and ankle dorsal flexion.
The human nociceptive flexion reflex threshold is higher during systole than diastole.
Modulation of the human nociceptive flexion reflex across the cardiac cycle.