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dorsiflex

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intransitive verb dor·si·flex \-ˌfleks\

Medical Definition of dorsiflex

  1. :  to flex in a dorsal direction <the toe will dorsiflex>

  2. transitive verb

  3. :  to cause to flex in a dorsal direction <various central lesions both dorsiflex and supinate the foot>




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