plantar flexion

noun

Medical Definition of plantar flexion

: movement of the foot in which the foot or toes flex downward toward the sole — compare dorsiflexion

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“Plantar flexion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/plantar%20flexion. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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