Definition of Hyperextension

1. Noun. Greater than normal extension.

Generic synonyms: Extension
Derivative terms: Hyperextend



Definition of Hyperextension

1. Noun. the extension of a joint beyond its normal range; the condition of being hyperextended ¹

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Definition of Hyperextension

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hyperextension

1. Extension of a limb or part beyond the normal limit. Synonym: overextension, superextension. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperextension

hypereutrophy
hyperexcitability
hyperexcitable
hyperexcitation
hyperexcited
hyperexcitement
hyperexcretion
hyperexcretions
hyperexophoria
hyperexpanded
hyperextend
hyperextended
hyperextending
hyperextends
hyperextensible
hyperextension (current term)
hyperextension-hyperflexion injury
hyperextensions
hyperexuberance
hyperfast
hyperfastidious
hyperfeminine
hyperfeminized
hyperferraemia
hyperferremia
hyperfibrinogenaemia
hyperfibrinolysis
hyperfiction
hyperfiltration
hyperfine

Literary usage of Hyperextension

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"(d) hyperextension and vertical traction applied. (c) hyperextension and vertical traction applied. For this set of views two cases of dorsal Pott's disease ..."

2. Modern Methods in the Surgery of Paralyses by Alfred Herbert Tubby, Robert Jones (1903)
"A case of wrist-drop—the hand having previously been placed on K straight splint, is now placed in a Thomas' splint for hyperextension of the wrist. Km. 5. ..."

3. A Biennial Retrospect of Medicine, Surgery and Their Allied Sciences by New Sydenham Society (1875)
"The thigh was abducted, rotated outwards, carried to hyperextension, then rapidly rotated inwards and placed straight. The bone passed noiselessly into its ..."

4. Lateral curvature of the spine and round shoulders by Robert Williamson Lovett (1916)
"hyperextension (BACKWARD BENDING) hyperextension is a pure antero-posterior movement of the spine without perceptible rotation. ..."

5. The Treatment of Infantile Paralysis by Robert Williamson Lovett (1917)
"hyperextension of the Knee.—If this deformity, which is generally due to weakening or paralysis of the quadriceps muscle combined with weak or paralyzed ..."

6. Military Orthopaedic Surgery by Army, Orthopaedic council, United States, Surgeon-general's office (1918)
"FIG. 95 FIG. 96 FIG. 97 FIG. 98 FIG. 95.—hyperextension hand ... Skeleton hyperextension hand splint. FIG. 97.—Long hyperextension hand splint with ..."

7. Orthopaedic Surgery for Students and General Practitioners by Robert Tunstall Taylor (1907)
"where softening of the tissues still exists, such a separation certainly occurs in hyperextension. With these principles before us we are now in a position ..."

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