Definition of Flexed

1. Verb. (past of flex) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flexed

1. flex [v] - See also: flex

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flexed

fleury
flew
flew the coop
flew the nest
flewed
flews
flex
flex one's muscles
flexagon
flexagons
flexanimous
flexatone
flexatones
flexecutive
flexecutives
flexed (current term)
flexes
flexi-time
flexibilitas cerea
flexibilities
flexibility
flexible
flexible collodion
flexible joint
flexible sigmoidoscope
flexible sigmoidoscopy
flexibleness
flexibles
flexibly
flexicostate

Literary usage of Flexed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1901)
"Model wiih spine flexed and bent to the left. The boards show the planes of chest ... In the flexed position, however, the spine without vertebral bodies on ..."

2. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1878)
"The left fingers, excepting the thumb and index, are firmly flexed, ... When the last phalanges are flexed as much as possible, the tip of the index finger ..."

3. Obstetrics: the science and the art by Charles Delucena Meigs (1852)
"A child at term is eighteen or twenty inches in length, and it is obvious that it must, while within the womb, be strongly flexed, the head being bent ..."

4. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1862)
"From the time when the limb begins to be flexed starts the mischief, ... This sole explanation of the cause of the fixed and flexed joints applies ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1842)
"... which the Knee-joint was permanently flexed—cured by an operation. By WM. GIBSON, MD, Professor of Surgery in the University of Pennsylvania. ..."

6. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and by James Balfour Paul (1893)
"Gu. three legs in armour ppr. garnished and spurred or, flexed and conjoined ... Gu. three legs of a man ppr. flexed in triangle, garnished and spurred or ..."

7. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1871)
"LB iv On flexed Position of the Limbs in the Treatment of Aneurism and Arterial Wounds. By Dr. BUROW, Konigsberg. [Arch. f. hlin. Ckir., xn, 3, 1871. ..."

8. Mind and Its Disorders: A Text-book for Students and Practitioners by William Henry Butter Stoddart (1908)
"Diminished internal rotation during flexion of the terminal phalanx. FIG. 31.—NORMAL THUMBS, flexed TO SHOW THE INTERNAL ROTATION OF THE TERMINAL ..."

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