1. also flec·tion Anatomy
a. The act of bending a joint or limb in the body by the action of flexors.
b. The resulting condition of being bent.
2. A part that is bent.
[Latin flexiō, flexiōn-, a bending, from flexus, past participle of flectere, to bend.]
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