flexor

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noun flex·or \ˈflek-sər, -ˌsȯr\

Definition of flexor

  1. :  a muscle serving to bend a body part (such as a limb)

1615

First Known Use of flexor

1615


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flexor

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noun flex·or \ˈflek-sər, -ˌsȯ(ə)r\

Medical Definition of flexor

  1. :  a muscle serving to bend a body part (as a limb)—called also flexor muscle; compare extensor

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