Definition of Flexors

1. Noun. (plural of flexor) ¹

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Definition of Flexors

1. flexor [n] - See also: flexor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flexors

flexor digiti minimi brevis muscle of foot
flexor digiti minimi brevis muscle of hand
flexor digitorum brevis
flexor digitorum longus
flexor digitorum profundus
flexor digitorum superficialis
flexor hallucis brevis
flexor hallucis longus
flexor muscle
flexor pollicis brevis
flexor pollicis longus
flexor reflex
flexor retinaculum
flexor retinaculum of forearm
flexor retinaculum of lower limb
flexors (current term)
flexura coli dextra
flexura coli sinistra
flexura duodeni inferior
flexura duodeni superior
flexura duodenojejunalis

Literary usage of Flexors

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

1. Technique of Operations on the Bones, Joints, Muscles and Tendons by Robert Soutter (1917)
"Operation for Contracted flexors of the Wrist and Fingers. Tendon Lengthening.—The incision is made over the flexors and the tendons lengthened as described ..."

2. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1903)
"A small amount of dissection revealed the fact that this was due to the complete absence of the superficial flexors of the thumb, viz., abductor pollicis, ..."

3. The Dublin dissector or Manual of anatomy by Robert Harrison (1854)
"The pronators and flexors arise chiefly from the internal condyle, ... The pronators and flexors arising from the inner side of the fore arm, ..."

4. The Science and art of surgery v.1 by John Eric Erichsen (1881)
"Contraction of flexors and ... fracture of the humérus, with or without tonic contraction of the flexors and pronators, has been described at page 416, Vol. ..."

5. The Anatomy of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1802)
"... a flexor digi- torum goes to the fingers ; and a flexor pollicis goes to the thumb : Ail the flexors, and all the pronators, ..."

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