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flexure
American English: /ˈflɛkʃər/
British English: /ˈflɛkʃə/

Translation of flexure in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable (Anatomy, Geology)
    Example sentences
    • Along with characterizing a plastic's bending properties, flexure can be used to evaluate aging and sterilization effects on a product.
    • Approximately one third of polyps and one half of colorectal cancers occur proximal to the splenic flexure.
    • Tumors or polyps that develop proximal to the splenic flexure carry a poorer prognosis than those that arise more distally.
    Example sentences
    • The only irregularities are small east-dipping flexures over deep-seated faults.
    • Some are twisted like phone cords; others have sharp flexures from buckling.
    • In crawling infants the forearms, extensor aspects of the knees, and the ankle flexures are often the most affected.
    1.2 countable (curve, bent part)

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