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Definition of "flexor" []

  • A muscle that when contracted acts to bend a joint or limb in the body. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "flexor" in a sentence
  • "Houston's Daryle Ward says his hip flexor is improved, so if you haven't cut him yet, go ahead and play him."
  • "Strasburg left Saturday's game against the Phillies with what the team has described as a flexor tendon strain in his right forearm."
  • "On top of that, the week before I had sustained a bad hip flexor injury, which required a cortisone shot three inches from my naughty bits that left me without much feeling in my hip while I skated."