Definition of dorsiflexor in English:

dorsiflexor

Line breaks: dorsi|flex¦or
Pronunciation: /ˈdɔːsɪˌflɛksə
 
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noun

Anatomy
A muscle whose contraction dorsiflexes the hand or foot.
More example sentences
  • Manual muscle testing is the averaging of major muscle groups (upper limb shoulder abductors, elbow flexors, wrist extensors and lower limb hip flexors, quadriceps, and ankle dorsiflexors).
  • Strength of bilateral hip flexors, knee extensors and ankle dorsiflexors was measured.
  • Weakness of the expiratory muscles and ankle dorsiflexors was equivalent, suggesting that these muscle groups are vulnerable to some factor that does not affect the diaphragm.

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