dorsiflexor

A muscle that causes dorsiflexion when it contracts

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  • dorsiflexor — Músculo que produce la flexión hacia atrás de una parte del cuerpo, como la mano o el pie. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • dorsiflexor — /dawr seuh flek seuhr/, n. Anat. a muscle causing dorsiflexion. [DORSI + FLEXOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • dorsiflexor — dor·si·flex·or dȯr sə .flek sər n a muscle causing flexion in a dorsal direction …   Medical dictionary

  • dorsiflexor — n. muscle which flexes toward the back …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dorsiflexor — dor·si·flex·or …   English syllables

  • dorsiflexor — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌfleksə(r) noun Etymology: New Latin, from dors + flexor : a muscle causing flexion in a dorsal direction …   Useful english dictionary

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