dorsiflexion

noun
dor·​si·​flex·​ion | \ ˌdȯr-sə-ˈflek-shən How to pronounce dorsiflexion (audio) \

Medical Definition of dorsiflexion

: flexion in a dorsal direction especially : flexion of the foot in an upward direction — compare plantar flexion

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“Dorsiflexion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dorsiflexion. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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