Definition of hyperextend
: to extend so that the angle between bones of a joint is greater than normal a hyperextended elbow; also : to extend (something, such as a body part) beyond the normal range of motion hyperextended her neck
hyperextensionplay \ˌhī-pər-ik-ˈsten(t)-shən\ noun
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Pitcher Corey Kluber (lower back strain) and outfielder Austin Jackson (hyperextended big toe) are also on the disabled list.
Mets: After a day at DH, Lucas Duda (hyperextended left elbow) played five innings at first base for Class A St. Lucie and was 1 for 2 with a walk at the plate.
To recap: Gobert hyperextends his left knee and suffers a bone bruise just 12 seconds into Game 1, then returns in Game 4.
Durant, whose teammate Zaza Pachulia was pushed into him by Washington center Marcin Gortat, hyperextended his knee and will have a magnetic resonance imaging examination.
Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant hyperextended his left knee during Tuesday evening’s game at Washington.
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Medical Definition of hyperextend
: to extend so that the angle between bones of a joint is greater than normal a hyperextended elbow; also : to extend (as a body part) beyond the normal range of motion
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