flexional


noun

  1. Anatomy.
    1. the act of bending a limb.
    2. the position that a limb assumes when it is bent.
  2. Chiefly British. flection(defs 1–3).

noun

  1. the act of bending a joint or limb
  2. the condition of the joint or limb so bent
  3. a variant spelling of flection
n.

c.1600, from Latin flexionem (nominative flexio) “a bending, swaying; bend, turn, curve,” noun of action from past participle stem of flectere “to bend” (see flexible).

n.

  1. The act of bending a joint or limb in the body by the action of flexors.
  2. The condition of being flexed or bent.

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